The Path to Nowhere

I've written about today's topic in a number of ways. My blog post called, "Be Nobody," is one. The video about "The Freedom of a Meaningless Life" is another, but it just feels like it is time to return to this topic in yet another way.There is nowhere to go on the spiritual path.There. I said it again. We good?Probably not.We live in a society that believes that action is required all the time. But more specifically, we unconsciously believe a lot of things about ourselves and about … [Read Entire Story]

What Should I Do After Awakening?

It's pretty common for people to want to know what to do after awakening. But there are a couple of key elements that we need to be clear about to answer this question properly. One of which is, "What is awakening?" The other is around the timeframe. Are we talking about immediately after awakening? Are we talking about three years after awakening?So let me take a moment to answer these different questions so that [Read Entire Story]

Do We Have Free Will?

We all want to believe that we have free will. It sure seems like we make choices all the time. But how are we making those choices? How are we unconsciously evaluating what to even consider a choice?For many of you who have done a lot of inner work, you… [Read Entire Story]

Being at Peace With Pain

Being at peace with pain is possibly one of the highest orders of spiritual maturity. In a world that is so full of pain and suffering, the concept of being at peace with pain is probably a foreign one to many of you. Firstly, I need to remind everyone of how I am defining these terms. Pain is a communication tool of the heart-body-mind. It's telling you that something is wrong. If you step on a tack, the physical pain is telling you … [Read Entire Story]

Be Nobody

The spiritual path is actually delightfully simple. Just be nobody. There's no one to be. Who is it that wants to be somebody? What does it mean to be somebody? Who defines all of that?Past the obvious truth that you are you and you are a human being, there's not a lot more that needs definition for daily living. You probably have noticed a theme on this blog about letting go. What are you letting go of? You're letting go of everything that defines you as somebody. You're letting go of acting as a victim, perpetrator, lover, hater, fool, wisdom-sharer, and everything else. In that letting go, there is a delightful … [Read Entire Story]

The Delightful Experience of Having No Worries

For most people, having no worries is an experience that is only glimpsed briefly, is surrounded by some kind of euphoric haze brought on by a temporary experience, or simply a illusory idea being sold by some jerk-off spiritual teacher. But the truth of the matter is that we are all … [Read Entire Story]