Socrates: God-Fearing vs. All-Loving

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

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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Socrates: Go With the Flow

July 3, 2015 Flow is when you move through your day with everything falling into place: the right parking spot or a great seat on the train, breakfast and coffee on time, interactions with others going smoothly, allowing yourself to smile just because it’s a (simple) good day. Living in…

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Socrates: Notes on a State of Grace

This post is not a direct pull from my regular Socrates automatic writing sessions. I have included information culled from my daily life. I began a gratitude jar in mid-January thanks to a friend who posted the idea on social media. It’s almost full, and it’s only June! Once I…

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Socrates: Above/Below, Torus and Balance

May 6, 2015 Without focus on the dream, you will never FULLY achieve it in the physical realm. Focus must be every day because every day is new, vibrating differently, from the day before. Physical sleep takes you to waking life. Who’s to say THAT is not the REAL world…

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Socrates: The Middle Way and the Difficulty of Living with Moderation in Western Society

I sometimes begin a piece and abandon it, or pick it up later. This piece was begun several months, but today I “tuned in ” to flesh it out.  The essence of Buddhism is thought to be The Middle Way where the opposing extremes of self-indulgence and self-denial are brought to…

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