Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, who, though He was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, but He emptied Himself taking the form of a slave, being born in human likeness. And being found in human form, He humbledContinue reading “The Spiritual Practice of Emptying”
When Jesus had been baptized, just as he came up from. the water, suddenly the heaves were opened to him and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:16-17)Continue reading “Our Essential, True Self Identity (Part 5)”
The Father and I are one. The Jews took up stones again to stone him. Jesus replied, “I have shown you many good works from the Father. For which of these are you going to stone me?” The Jews answered, “It is not for a good works that we are going to stone you, butContinue reading “Our Essential, True-Self Identity (Part 4)”
It is one of the most beautiful experiences given to humanity to experience myself as I truly am. It is a moment of freedom and joy, of peace and equanimity. So often I am busy defending my personality project that I lose sight of who I really am. But when I am able to simplyContinue reading “Our Essential, True-Self Identity (Part 2)”
Then God said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the wild animals of the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.Continue reading “Our Essential, True-Self Identity (Part 1)”
How I view myself will determine the entire spectrum of who I am. This is the fabric of my core self. One way that I do this is to create an image of myself that I believe will be received by the world. I carefully fabricate this image of myself and nurture it over manyContinue reading “Our Essential, True Self Identity (Introduction)”
Be still and wait patiently for the Lord. There is something purifying about stillness. It gets us out of the monkey chatter of our brains. The act of stillness is a practice of continually and repeatedly returning to the Lord.
There is the Great Commandment: Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind and with all your strength. And love your neighbor as yourself. And there is also the Great Commission: All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore andContinue reading “The Great Pathway”