The aim of my work is to support people to serve the future as Artists of Possibility. That means supporting people to discover and develop their own unique expression of an unimaginable future.
The world shows up for us. We wake up in the morning, open our eyes, and there it is. Like magic it just appears there.
But here’s the problem. We’ve been conditioned to assume that the reason the world shows up that way, is because that’s the way it is. More or less, we generally believe that the world is the way it appears to us.
When your meditation becomes deep and steady what you find is that you flicker in and out of remembering that you are meditating. You will be meditating for a while, deliberately following the instructions, and then you will remember that you are meditating and realize that you had forgotten what you were doing for a few minutes.
I recently returned from leading a 10-day silent meditation retreat in Sri Lanka. It was a powerful retreat for me as well as the others who were there. My experience is that silent retreats include … Read More
The myth of awakening refers to any belief we hold about there being something called awakening that’s going to happen in the future. The way we go beyond the myth of awakening is by accepting … Read More
There is a magic to the practice of meditation that many practitioners never discover because we only find it when we eliminate time from the equation. You can call this the discovery of radical immediacy … Read More
“Only those who risk going too far can find out how far they can go.” – T.S. Eliot I once asked a spiritual teacher a question that had been preoccupying me for months. I had … Read More
For twenty years, I lived in a spiritual community that was rooted in the tradition of Advaita Vedanta and the lineage of the great Indian saint Ramana Maharshi. During those years, I had the luxury … Read More
The answer to that question is a resounding Yes… and No! In my work as a teacher, I am always attempting to explain the indescribable, ethereal and always awesome realms of spiritual revelation and awakening. I want to demystify these holy realms by describing them in terms that are satisfying to our rationally trained intellects.
Once during a two-month-long meditation retreat, I was sitting and deeply embracing an impossible combination of opposites. I was focused, concentrated and alert on one hand, and at the very same time, relaxed, at ease, … Read More
One way to describe spiritual awakening is as the recognition that “this is it.” The experience that you are having right now is already awake and there is no other experience to get. The challenge … Read More
My work is aimed at the liberation of the human spirit. That means liberating the energy and intelligence that animates your heart, mind, body and soul so that it can manifest its full potential in … Read More
Today I’m writing about a topic that is a challenge for many meditators. It’s the question of what do we do about sleep in meditation. Any of us who meditate have experienced meditations where we … Read More
I went into my recent retreat in Sri Lanka with incredibly high expectations for myself and for the group of ten people that would be joining me on this adventure. It felt like everything was … Read More