Posts in Series: Path
Lesson 44: A Conquering and Unslayable Will

The time could not be riper to move towards a new and comprehensive affirmation in thought… in inner and outer experience, to reach a new and rich self-fulfillment in not only your personal existence but in the world. And that's what this blog is about...to spur you on, to inspire with a thirst for wisdom, to help you find a way to create heaven on earth exactly where you are right now.

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Lesson 30: The Entry Into Inner Countries

The movement from the outer world to the inner world is complicated by our habits, addictions, daily routines, and the content of the mind that seeks to stay addicted to those routines. Anyone who has managed...

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Lesson 28: The Voice Speaks Again

Your willpower is so often zapped by what you consider to be reality that progress is often slow, tedious and hardly discernible. Why continue if you can’t see progress? But growth and evolution ressemble walking through a fog.

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Lesson 27: The Voice

This and future lessons mark the beginning of the search of the soul and represent a very important departure from previous lessons. Your “yoga,” the purpose of your life, the work in which you must engage in order to wake up will be explained. Now, it’s time to get to work.

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Lesson 26: The Will of the Timeless Working Out in Time

Lesson 25 ended with a well-known statement from Savitri, “Fate is truth working out in Ignorance.” Let’s start at the end of the statement and begin not just with ignorance but with your (my) ignorance. Let’s keep the discussion at an every day, practical level.

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Lesson 23: The Journey

All of your life is the journey. There’s nothing but the journey! Every atom of your life is part of the path. It is a journey marked by significant events, good and bad, that embroidered the tapestry of your life..

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Lesson 22: The Call to the Journey

The sacredness of birth is the onset of the Divine seeking to know itself in physical form. The journey did not begin with the first breath but began ions ago.

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Lesson 21: Grounded Within: Grounded Without

Your Self is your original, essential and divine state of who you are. Your Self is the supreme expression of the Divine. You are “It.” “It” (you) is omnipresent, omniscient and omnipotent. “It” (you) is invulnerable, eternal and limitless…until “It” (you) decides to manifest.

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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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