… the soul being you, rather than something separate from you that you possess, for example, like your mind, your intellect, your body etc. Of course you don’t have to use the word soul.
I propose that feelings, or in other words emotions, are the language of the soul.
I further propose that our lives are primarily about a calling of elements into play, assembling our cast etc., setting the stage, for us to feel/experience the feelings we are after. … read more
While sitting in the comfort of ones’ armchair it’s easy to philosophise that whatever comes to us we desire on some level or another. Indeed many ‘new-age’ programmes of self-empowerment revolve around this idea, and certainly it seems to sit very well with the notion of our divinity.
However, when faced with suffering, the idea that it is coming to us only because we want is less appealing. … read more
Assuming our divinity, it doesn’t seem logical to me that self realisation should be a mysterious process. A process of uncertainty, a process requiring faith/belief in something not known to be true. Not known if we are honest 😉
Neither does it seem reasonable to me that we could be surrounded by universal laws that if transgressed reward punishment regardless of those laws being known or not to us. … read more
I suggest that this is what we are. And that we lowercase ‘G’ gods are simultaneously one with and different from the uppercase ‘G’ God.
‘One with’ in that we are also divine.
‘Different from’ primarily in that we possess the special ability to accept the illusions of the material world as real.
But one should not hurry to judge this ability as some sort of flaw or problem. … read more
I suggest that the importance of what you believe to be real and true is best measured not so much by how close it is to reality, but more by how much it contributes to the setting of the stage upon which you play out the adventure of your life. I suggest our beliefs are a major force in creating context for the theatrical performance that is life. … read more