Posts Tagged ‘attunement’

Attachment and Attunement Cannot Coexist

July 20, 2011

As awareness grows, you recognize that everything in the material world is ultimately impermanent. Therefore, your emotional attachment to whatever you desire must also be impermanent.

One who has finally learned that it is in the nature of objects to come and go without ceasing, rests in detachment and is no longer subject to suffering.
Ashtavakra Gita

Attachment to desires typically produces (more…)

A Virtuous Life Generates a Virtuous Circle

September 26, 2008

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Pursuing a spiritual life creates a virtuous circle. Your attitudes and behaviors become self-perpetuating. What does that look like? Here are four manifestations:






Thinking positively. Every loving thought you contribute to the universe incrementally raises your consciousness; the higher your consciousness, the greater the impact of your contribution and the likelier it becomes that your next thought will also be a positive one.


Consistent prayer. Every prayer elevates your consciousness, which brings you closer to God, which brings you (more…)

Which Will You Choose—Love or Fear?

August 1, 2008

mother-kissing-her-babyYour every thought, word and deed spring from either love or fear. The nature of your choice determines the quality of your life.

Love is the voice of your conscience, the whisper of the divine. Fear expresses itself as anger, intimidation, insecurity, self-loathing, or any other emotion or behavior not grounded in love.

When you choose love, you are coming from your heart and declaring that you trust God to handle the consequences. When you choose fear, you are coming from your head and announcing that you can manage the situation better than God can.

Choose love, and you are being proactive. You are making things happen, living a life of choice, and getting better. Choose fear, and you are (more…)