Religion in an Age of Spirituality

Religion is the expression and formalization of the deep desire to rejoin the innate wholeness of our original being. It is a finger pointing in the direction its adherents should walk. It is not the destination, it is a path to walk, step by step, each in their own way. No way is exclusive, nor…

To Become My Own Beloved

How often do we feel the sword thrusts of a deep wordless anguish as we sense the awakening of primal longing, a choral thrill of homesickness surging through us; a cosmic wave of loneliness crashing upon the shores of our awareness, seemingly unbidden? This hunger for the solace of home-coming is so entertwined into the…

Finding Love

  It is not we who are seeking love, rather, it is Love seeking us. And the love we 'seek' can only be found┬áby flinging our whole being off the edge of the known world, freely falling fully surrendered into the abyssal depths of the unknowable unseen. It is there in the celestial darkness of…

Going Beyond Circumstance

Most of us seek what we think we need out there, in the world. We seem not to know that all that we would seek can only be found within. So how does this insight impact our relationship to the hard bound circumstances of our lives? It is said that the circumstances of our lives…

Love Beyond

To feel love is to be love. To be love is to love everything exactly as-it-is. It is not having preferences, because love has no preferences. That is why the Upanishads say, "The husband(/wife/child) is not beloved for the husband's sake, but for the sake of the Self that dwells within." Nothing is beloved for…