Tag Archives: egotism

Ego Gets Such a Bad Reputation

“I Am” Most of us have been seduced into thinking that the ego is the worst thing in the world. But what if I told you that, in metaphysical terms, ego, spiritual–The true self; an individualized center of God consciousness; … Continue reading

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Who Am I, Really?

More than the Sum of My Body Parts It’s a fair question. One’s identity is so tied up with self-image that it can get confusing at times. Now, think about that word “image“. Have you ever considered what it could … Continue reading

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How to Defeat an Invisible Enemy

A Bullet with My Name on It. This will sound weird, but I’ve come to understand that each of us is our own worst enemy. We are silently (and, sometimes, not so silently) sabotaging our health and wellbeing. You know … Continue reading

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Humility versus Humiliation

We, from Friday’s Faith and Science group, are in the first hallway of Caroline Myss’ Entering the Castle. Yesterday’s discussion was focused on humility, and invariably we began to relate times when we were humiliated by someone else. It’s a … Continue reading

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Spiritual Newspeak

The New Age Lexicon I am conversant with these terms. That’s what makes this book so delightful. But because most of the entries are cleverly written and sometimes so ironic, that unless you know what the original purpose of the … Continue reading

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Is God on Our Side?

Does the Universe have Our Back? I was reading an article online that had been linked to us by the leader of our Faith & Science group, and then it struck me: most of us think that if we are … Continue reading

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Carlos Castaneda Quote 1

Catching a Glimpse “In the Art of Dreaming Don Juan tells Carlos, “… most of our energy goes into upholding our importance… if we were capable of losing some of that importance, two extraordinary things would happen to us. One, … Continue reading

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Context: a little gallows humour

Spiritual Direction? There is an urban myth which we had recounted to us by the leader of our Faith and Science group yesterday. Here is a written version from 1993: Many have heard the story of the man whose devotional … Continue reading

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Catalyst

A Visit to the Dentist I went to a new dentist yesterday, one that is more local to where we live, because I have a tooth that needs to come out. It turned out that they had an opening at … Continue reading

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“I Quit!” Dream Analysis

In December 1984, I was on the threshold of a new adventure. I was about to leave my old life behind, forever. This is the analysis of a dream I had on the night of the 4th. Background Straight Pins … Continue reading

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