It’s funny how I always find myself back at the beginning. I started my spiritual path as a Buddhist and Taoist, which gradually evolved into New Age Spirituality, and eventually Eclectic Paganism–but it always game back Buddha’s Middle Way. Well, actually, I wouldn’t say it’s a strictly Buddhist thing–the essential philosophy of Middle Way is that of balance, or … More Inner Knowing vs Practical Doing [Part One]
There is a part of me that always erupts when I encounter religious discrimination. I have met two or three disrespectful and chauvinistic individuals throughout my life–and thank goodness our dealings with each other ended as soon as I expressed my disinterest regarding to becoming a convert of their religion. Imagine if you have to … More The Question of “God”
While this post might end up to be another preachy-sounding heap (since I always seem to conclude my posts with the message–“keep an open mind and keep learning”), I still feel the need to write about it. I’m just going to put that out there. I’m sick and tired of people trying to convert me. … More Must we be religious?
When someone else is lovingly aware of us (not of their judgement or desires regarding us, but simply of us as we are), we can experience the outer expression of their love. We can see the way they are looking at us, the smile on their face, and the responsiveness of their reactions to us. … More Love Is Awareness
Notes from “God: A Story of Revelation” by Deepak Chopra Job “I am the Lord Thy God” Job’s God from the Old Testament is an all-powerful, wrathful, and punishing deity that cannot be questioned or understood. Good fortunes occur at random, and so do misery. There is no pattern to this God–or rather, it is not … More The 10 Faces of God: Part One
1. God is not male. 2. God is not female. 3. God is not human, therefore cannot be gendered. 4. God is not Christian, Buddhist, Islamic, or Catholic. 5. God is not human, therefore cannot be religious. 6. God is not a collection of ideas or doctrines. 7. God is a collection of ideas or doctrines. 8. God … More What is “God”?
As promised and advertised (hahaha Kim, very funny), my prose about God . (Man, is my poetic juice running dry. I currently have no aptitude for it. It’s like that part of my soul slumbers and refuses to acknowledge me. Ha. I knew I had something monstrous within me. Arrogant beast. Keeps eluding me and … More My God. My Buddha.