Feb 242006
 

This poem is shared by Kristine K. Lowder Me again Grimy Wobbly Faithless Stubbornly starving Pockmarked with pitfalls Plowed deep in pride Strangled by selfishness Butting another brick wall Me again

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What I Wanted

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Feb 242006
 

This poem is shared by Kristine K. Lowder I wanted You to still the storm calm the tempest part my sea. I wanted You to mend my fractures salve my wounds end the pain. I wanted You to sharpen sword eviscerate all enemies oversee their quick retreat. You didn’t.

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My Book of Life

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Feb 242006
 

All human thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and deeds exist as a thought-form that keeps expanding as more beliefs are added to it, or as people focus on the thought-form. Some have called this thought-form the Akashic Records or Book of Life. The advantage of this thought-form is you can choose any part of it you wish […]

The Power Within

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Feb 232006
 

“Whoever realizes himself as a son of God, even as Babaji has done, can reach any goal by the infinite powers hidden within him. A common stone locks within itself the secret of stupendous atomic energy; even so, a mortal is yet a powerhouse of divinity.” Autobiography of a Yogi “And when he [Jesus] was […]

Spiritual experience in conformation to the scriptures

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Feb 212006
 

This article is shared by SP Sharma It is usually witnessed that people are following rules and regulations in performing various rituals to please God, but remain unsuccessful in achieving the goal, i.e., peace of mind and compassion at heart. Contrary to this, one who has not followed the rituals and certain observances, may turn […]

Breaking attachments in worldly relationships for divine service

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Feb 192006
 

This article is shared by SP Sharma Last year, on a website related to tarot reading (allowed free) I put up the question, “When shall I get divine service?” In a Death card, I read – “Traditionally the Death card is not about literal death of any person. It may represent the death of something […]

Trust in the Many Hands to Make Light Work

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Feb 132006
 

“For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.” (Psalm 91: 11-12) There is an old saying: “practise makes perfect.” I believe this is only part of the story. There is another […]

The Better Half of God

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Feb 022006
 

This article is shared by SP Sharma The better half of a male is considered to be a woman, and some people are lucky enough to get support, while others have to cope with compromises and seem to be doomed to separation, or even suicide. In India marriages are still mostly arranged. When I was […]

Unconditional Love – not without conditions

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Feb 022006
 

This article is shared by SP Sharma There is a desire that supersedes all worldly desires, and for the fulfillment of this desire one may willingly lead such a simple life, that we common people can’t even imagine it. The option to aspire for that state is open to anybody at any time, but one […]

Jan 302006
 

On a bus yesterday evening I looked at my face in the mirror and I didn’t like what I saw. My face looked awful. I’m a lot better looking than that ugly mug I’m seeing. Then I dismissed the image. How could I possibly expect a two-dimensional thing as a mirror on a bus to […]

Jan 262006
 

This article is shared by Max DeJong It is desire that makes entrance to existence, and its omission closes it. “THEN, could you tell me more about the materialization process?” It is the union of three, ‘Desire-Thought-Energy’, that are the building blocks of creative reality. “What are the steps involved?” First of all DESIRE! Literally […]

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Jan 252006
 

Grace Jim Malloy recommends that we call upon the energies of Grace to make meditation easier. He defines Grace as a combination of cosmic energies coming together to elevate our consciousness. Behind these cosmic energies, he says, are wise and loving entities who make sure we receive just the right dosage to meet our need […]

When Being Good is Not Enough

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Jan 252006
 

“Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.” (John 7: 24) “The Lord is everywhere And always perfect: What does He care for man’s sin Or the righteousness of man?” (The Bhagavad Gita – The Song of God translated by Swami Prabhavananda & Christopher Isherwood) Yesterday, this man joined me at the bus […]

Only Love is Shared, Not Problems!

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Jan 242006
 

Joy to the earth, the Savior reigns! Let men their songs employ; While fields and floods, rocks, hills and plains Repeat the sounding joy, Repeat the sounding joy, Repeat, repeat, the sounding joy. Joy to the World They say: “A problem shared is a problem halved.” The way I see it, your problem has to […]

Is Your Enthusiasm Getting the Better of You?

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Jan 232006
 

It’s good to have enthusiasm. This shows you have passion for life. When I’m feeling really enthusiastic, it’s as if I’m going to fly off. It’s a wonderful feeling. There’s only one catch: if you don’t use enthusiasm correctly, it will get the better of you. Yesterday, I clocked our neighbour on the bus I […]

Transforming the mind for eternal enjoyment

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Jan 172006
 

This article is shared by SP Sharma Freedom of enjoyment through the senses is a problem facing mankind, although it is not allowed by the scriptures of any sect, but prevailing throughout the world in majority. Here is a real conflict, because of which many problems, such as the scam-type of e-mails, drugs, fast foods, […]

Feasting the senses on a personal God

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Jan 172006
 

This article is shared by SP Sharma In the knowledge path, one practices control of the senses and makes one’s mind silent through correct reasoning. The case seems to be different in the devotion path, where one is allowed to direct the senses and concentrate the mind towards God, or his representative in a living […]

Spirit is thirsty for love

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Jan 172006
 

This article is shared by SP Sharma Let us presume that God and Nature are the two essential ingredients to create living forms on Earth. In living beings, God became spirit and Nature became the body, and creation in the form of various species of animals and plants started, and is still continuing. Unless man […]

This morning’s harvest

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Jan 112006
 
This morning’s harvest

I opened the book “Juice Diet” and the first thing I came across was French Beans – Therapeutically the juice of French beans is used as a nervous stimulant and many practitioners have said that the juice stimulates the production of insulin. (Got two or three insulin injections in ICU. So here is the clue.)

Jan 112006
 

“Thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.” (Psalm 23: 5-6) I believe God/Unlimited Good is all there is. What exactly does this mean? Last night while I […]

Intelligence, Intent and Being a Willing Instrument

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Jan 032006
 

Yesterday as the bus I was in drove down Oxford Street, the “heart of London shopping”, I watched shoppers moving about. Then I saw beyond their movements. I saw the Intelligence that every one taps into that makes people move; it is the same Intelligence that lights the streets and shops; it is the same […]