Spring Customs Around the World As spring reaches those of us in the Northern hemisphere, the world is beginning anew. The spring rains are bringing forth new growth all around us, and
the temperature is finally creeping warmer virtually every day. It's no wonder,
then, that Spring is considered to be a prime time for celebration throughout
Lenten Season Lent (word origins – Latin for forty days; Dutch for spring; Old English, lengthening of daylight hours): For the next forty days and nights, in the Christian liturgical world, we are in the season of Lent. Lent is not completely understood without an esoteric context. Esoterically understood and explained, Lent is a time in which we purify our bodies (physical, emotional, mental) through prayer, contemplation and fasting. The purpose of…
You don’t have to be a died-in-the-wool, penance-doing Christian to practice Lent. Call me crazy, but I think Lent can be really fun. I know it’s not supposed to be fun, per se, and I don’t mean to lessen the importance of it for those whose traditions incorporate it–but hear me out.
After my first trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, I loved the celebration so much that I decided I needed to better embrace the meaning. I thought that if the purpose of Fat Tuesday was to indulge… Continue
Imagine a World where each and every one of was committed to discovering who we are truly here to be, committed to unwrapping our gifts, to living from our deepest being. Imagine a world where we support each other in that quest. Imagine a world where we see in each other our potential to become – Buddha to be, Gandhi to be, Einstein to be. Imagine a world where we greet each other with compassion and an open heart – Dalai Lama to be, Amma to… Continue
Deep within the bowels of the Dragon's lair, lie the two most prized possessions for which the Dragon fiercely guards with all of it's might....it's untold wealth of jewels and gold...and the fair maiden...neither of which the Dragon can ever realize in their essence. RC :)
Added by IAMRCx on February 25, 2009 at 5:26pm —
You have desires for a reason. You are meant to have dreams, and you are meant to have them come true. It is not meant to be a surprise when your dreams come true. The world was designed for you to receive all the blessings of the Universe. You are supposed to have your desires fulfilled. What do you desire that should not be yours,… Continue
Added by Lily Seymour on February 25, 2009 at 4:48pm —
... the starry heavens, the solar system and the planetary spheres
are all of them the manifestations of great spiritual Lives ...
The Ageless Wisdom teaches the macrocosm is reflected in the microcosm. If this is true, then we can better understand ourselves through understanding the nature of the universe in which we reside. To arrive at an overview of the…
Hello Family and Friends, This is a documentary from 1991, that I have found to be quite informative. If you have never heard of the Kogi, it is time you became aware. The message/warning, is echoed by ALL indigeneous peoples, everywhere, around this Beautiful World.
It’s easy to fight when everything’s right,
And you're mad with the thrill and the glory;
It’s easy to cheer when victory’s near,
And wallow in fields that are gory.
It’s a different song when everything’s wrong.
When you're feeling infernally mortal;
When it’s ten against one, and hope there is none,
Buck up, little soldier, and chortle;
The art of Being is necessarily the technique of first fathoming
the being in the innermost level of one's own life and the bringing
It out from the transcendental field of unmanifested nature into
the relative existence. Thus the art of Being is Comprised of a
technique which has two aspects. It first explores the region of
being by taking the conscious mind from the…
It Rains Upon the just and unjust. Gods love, IS unconditional. Why do human beings insist on defining conditions that must be met, before excepting Gods love? ??????
Progress can only happen through a shift in consciousness. Whereby those who have the potential must rise and claim their Christhood, Purify there own minds from certain manifestations of the duality conscious and then declare.... With ONE voice, with ONE mind, with ONE heart that this must stop. For enough is enough!!!… Continue