Importance of Community

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St. Symeon’s discussion….

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St. Symeon’s discussion of contemplative prayer in the Philokalia might serve as a good reference point for the practice I teach. He establishes three levels of attention and prayer. The first level relates to the five senses, with God as Other; the practice makes use of outward props such as icons, statues and formal ritual.  The second level relates to the mind, …

We are not lonely….

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We are not lonely, because we are having a conversation within our head. Then we expect to create the same conversation with the rest of the world. When we stop the conversation and go deeply within the Heart we connect with ourSelf and everyone. Then we truly are not lonely.

Beginners….

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I like seeing myself as a beginner. I have always been a beginner. This way I can always learn. If I ‘know’, then there is nothing more to learn. For all of us in relative reality, thinking we ‘know’ is dangerous. If we lived in Absolute Reality, then I could say ‘fine I know’. But then, if I were in …

Reacting to the other person….

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Reacting to the other person is seen as instigating on your part. Non-reflective people are not aware of their actions. They only see the actions of others. Be careful that you are seeing clearly.

The beginning……

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Here I/we are at a new beginning. A new website created and built by Aaron Ralby. I cannot thank him enough for his hard work and perseverance. This site will allow for dialogue in a way the old one did not. So do speak up. Questions on sadhana are always welcome and of course comments and questions regarding practice points. …

Do not go off…..

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Do not go off on a holiday in Hell. It is never worth the price of admission. Better to have a staycation at Home.