Entering the Mysteries of the Universe

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Entering the Mysteries of the Universe

My work is dedicated to facilitating a shift in paradigm. The first aspect of what I do involves liberating our consciousness from the constraints of the current paradigm so our imagination is free to envision dramatically new ways of being.

The Miracle of Emergence (and the Troubles with We-Space)

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The Miracle of Emergence (and the Troubles with We-Space)

Shortly after devoting my life to spiritual pursuit in 1992 I embarked on a quest for collective awakening – or what we called at the time inter-subjective enlightenment. I was working with a group of incredibly dedicated spiritual practitioners in the context of a residential community in which we did enormous amounts of practice and exploration.

Transcending Materialism

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Transcending Materialism

In this essay we explore what it means to transcend one of our most foundational assumptions about reality. You see, even those of us who’ve had spiritual experiences that convince us that the essence of our being is spirit and not matter, still often default to culturally conditioned materialistic assumptions about life.

Finding the Self You Cannot See

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Finding the Self You Cannot See:

My longer retreats combine meditation practice and philosophical inquiry to liberate us from the perceptual constraints of the current paradigm and create the space for novel possibilities to emerge between us.

What is Spirituality?

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Those of us seeking to live lives of deeper meaning, inner peace and freedom have become comfortable with the world spiritual. Before we assume that we all know what we are all talking about when … Read More

The Heart of the Mystic

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The Heart of the Mystic

A mystic is one who sees the deeper reality that lies hidden beneath our ordinary experience of reality. The mystic looks deeply into the nature of things by letting go of conventional wisdom and allowing … Read More