Posts in Path 11-20
Lesson 20: The Error of Escape

I can’t be that different from anybody else in that even at an early age I often thought about the after-life. My upbringing in the Episcopal church placed me in the middle of the extremes and without thinking for myself, assumed that what I was taught was true.

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Lesson 19: The Comedy of Ignorance

Let’s begin with an act of self-implication. What I would invite you to do is to identify without any judgment whatsoever something that you deeply desire but something for which you have substituted something much lesser. While there are many, just identify one...

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Lesson 18: Where Is Joy?

I am certain that many people see surrender as giving up or giving in and of course, surrender is neither. My personal experience taught me that my ability to surrender was directly proportional to my ability to understand ahead of time the outcome of that surrender...

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Lesson 17: Dare to Surrender

The difficulties that lie before you in your pursuit of daily life can be staggering. The people who have a lot are trying to make sure that the people who don’t have a lot don’t get theirs. The people that don’t have a lot are trying to make sure that the people who do share theirs...

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Lesson 16: The Blows of Life

In spite of my academic credentials, I am not nor have I ever been cognitively smart. When I was younger, I constantly failed math. While at NC State and having to pass two math classes, I took the lowest level math they had (Apples and Oranges) and made a C...

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Lesson 15: Assured. Unmoved. Unalarmed. Unbeseiged.

I want to remind the reader that “Savitri” is Sri Aurobindo’s vision of humanity’s destiny and along the way, he describes the origin of the universe, the stages of evolution, answers your questions about pain and death, and describes your role in it. Whew. And that is just the beginning...

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Lesson 14: The Barrier to Assurance

It is important to separate the difference between self-awareness and consciousness. Self-awareness exposes the results (personality, dominant mental, physical and emotional patterns, perceptions, strengths, weaknesses, etc.). Consciousness reveals the cause of them. And that is a very different adventure...

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Lesson 13: Assurance

As stated in the previous lesson in different words, breakthrough comes through enduring. Endurance is the bridge between breakdown and breakthrough. People normally think of endurance as a burden of the body, of the suffering inflicted...

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Lesson 12: Endurance

As momentum is gained, energy is needed to sustain your effort. It’s no different than making sure you have enough gas in the car. But there’s no need to be naive about this journey...

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Lesson 11: Gaining Momentum into the Greater Life

To experience release from a plaguing issue is such a wonderful experience! And yet, the beginning of something new is almost always preceded by periods of trial and struggle. Notice with great accuracy that your life is an unstable balance of unfolding moments...

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