What difference can it make to pray wisely? Today’s little blog post can’t cause you to fully trust prayer, let alone upgrade your connection to God. However, everyone with an interest in prayer can learn to pray wisely. And then discover the difference this makes.
About the degree of splendor in your relationship to the Divine, here’s my advice. Let that most sacred, evolving relationship be what it is. Prayer celebrates that Divine connection and extends it. How? (Dare I say it?) Through skill. Yet again, skill is essential for personal growth.
So yes, prayer is a skill. Today it may help you to upgrade that skill just a bit. With one modest thought: Pray wisely by knowing that less is more. CONTINUE READING →
Friending God? Sweet! Except what if you’re not sure that your prayer skills are “perfect”?
Well, your relationship with God need not depend on prayer. Or [any other one thing].
(Fill in that blank with any religious obligation that occurs to you. What do you think might be a requirement for having It? The relationship of your dreams. Like the closeness you have wished for, a lively and productive and very personal relationship with God.)
Friending God. Both You And God Are Good At That.
Already that relationship might be better than you think.
But do you realize how easy it can be, friending God in a new and wonderful way? CONTINUE READING →
God gets what, exactly, from this nutty Earth School? Have you ever wondered?
What a beautiful yet baffling world! A world in which Oxford Dictionaries selected “post-truth” as the new word for 2016. Lately, certain voters not thrilled with Trump or Brexit… might wish for an ice cream scoop or something to pry us out of bed in the morning.
Were you shocked to learn how popular it is now, wishing that God would install a control chip in your brain?
This Enlightenment Coach finds such an approach both puzzling and totally understandable. Just about every religion offers an option akin to “Obedience Training.”
Hey, at certain times, a person might long to drive around in one of the dual control cars used for Driver’s Ed. “Okay, God, would you please take me over right now?”
Hence the popularity of the slogan “God is my GPS.” Personally, I’m still recovering from the sight of those words on a bumper sticker, adorning my neighbor’s car, just a few houses down the block. CONTINUE READING →
Truth Light is a form of spiritual volunteer work. Can you take two minutes a day to help send the light of spiritual truth into America and the world? Because if you are, today I will teach you one way to do that.
Three things got me thinking about this. And then I had one Aha! about this form of spiritual volunteer work.
Blog-Buddies, first I will to tell you about these three WHYs. Then I’ll share with you the simple WHAT. CONTINUE READING →
Hillary Clinton is not just America’s first female candidate for president. And the winner of the popular vote in the election this week. She is the first presidential candidate in Enlightenment to run for this high office.CONTINUE READING →
BEV UPSHUR is the latest addition to my Enlightenment Life List. BEV has also gone onto the separate list I maintain for people from this community who have moved into that higher state of consciousness. In her honor, today’s article explores how my Enlightenment Coaching DOES and DOESN’T work.
Whether you call it Householder Enlightenment, spiritual awakening (as an established state of consciousness), Self-Realization, or psychological self-actualization…
This state of consciousness is dawning now. In fact, here’s my favorite way of describing The Age of Awakening:
Now we live in a time when millions of people can move into Enlightenment. And do it as householders!