Yesterday was a death day for me as a friend of mine, a cat friend, died as I was holding him. It was a dad process. After he died the emotions rose up within me and I had to go outside to dwell in the sorrow for a few minutes. This whole experience was very […]
I accidentally discovered a “spiritual” hack, a way to dramatically improve the effectiveness of my meditations on the quality of my life experience. AND, this hack also dramatically improve the quality of my relationships and experience with other people. I call this discovery Meditation in Conversation. That is because I am basically meditating or practicing […]
In my town, Boulder, Colorado, there used to be lots of Seekers, spiritual seekers. Today, it seems the town is mostly filled with seekers of money. Oh, there are the Fighters here too, people who want to fight anyone who disagrees with them. These are the those who think of themselves as the Left or Right, […]
We all have been taught or trained to have emotional reactions to words. And we have been taught to lie to ourselves and blame others for our uncomfortable emotional reactions. For thousands of years, people have tried to encourage and teach others to take responsibility for their own reactions, and to practice not […]
The eastern spiritual traditions are about finding peace; the western traditions are about passion. By combining BOTH strategies we can expedite our spiritual evolution and increase the quality of our life experience. In this podcast, I talk about how I unintentionally combined the strategies of the east and west and how that profoundly helped me […]
The difference between a governmental type organization and a nongovernmental type organization is that governments have the right to use force and/or violence to accomplish their mission. We look at forced sex as rape. We call forced labor as slavery. It is not that sex or labor are considered bad or evil, but once […]
A new episode from The Enlightened Rebel podcast.
Who can find Enlightenment now? Anyone open to it.
Ancient words that point at an experience that anyone can have who is open to it. Modern understanding has given us new insights into ancient methods that help a person open up to these experiences or states of consciousness. It is also important to recognize that a large segment of society does not want anyone […]
I met this guy, Ben Vizy, at a Community Cycles gathering and after talking with me for a few minutes he asked me to come to do a podcast with him. Since I thoroughly enough talking to people about deep topics I accepted and here is the podcast that resulted. Ben Vizy’s Podcast with Jim […]