Socrates: God-Fearing vs. All-Loving

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God-fearing? Though most dictionaries define this term as “earnestly religious” or “reverence toward God”, the words quite literally translate to a fear of God. Why would one want to fear their creator? Awe and revere, yes, but fear? I know the Bible, most specifically many verses in Proverbs, insist we…

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Socrates: Bodhicitta, The Age of Aquarius and Masculine/Feminine Archetypes

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Note: the following auto-writing is unedited. You will have a success next week that reminds you of your true path. You are already feeling it. Your path involves compassion, something you are becoming more and more familiar with. It’s a different sort of path to enlightenment. Bodhicitta is the word. You…

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Better Children. Better World.

Better Children. Better World.

This meme is based off the Carlos Slim quote: “It’s important to give a better country to your children, but it is more important to give better children to your country.” I’m a big proponent of “thought in conception”. We would hate to think the gods of our faiths created us…

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Gayatri Mantra

Mantras use the breath and they are believed to be a creative force for transformation. I believe that since God spoke to create All That Is with the Sacred Breath or Word, then reciting mantra will bring us much closer to The Creator.  Words and breath, through song and meditation,…

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Karma = Energy Returned

The Wheel of Karma

Karma is not fate because humans have free will thus creating their own destiny. Karma is also not punishment or retribution for one’s deeds. Karma is the expression, or consequence, of natural acts; thus, “good karma” and “bad karma” are simply energy returning to the host. Many belief systems, including…

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