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Miyamoto Musashi

The Lone Samurai, by William Scott Wilson, relates the following story:

On the way to a famous match, Miyamoto Musashi was passing a shrine dedicated to the god of war. 289 more words

Spirituality

Patience, the Doorway to Making God the King

“Pride and lack of detachment can often manifest itself in impatience. Impatience is often rooted in pride, as it is an expectation that things should go the way I want them to go, that people should behave in a way that I consider responsible, that misfortunes and unforeseen circumstances shouldn’t happen to me, and so on. 251 more words

July 25, 2015

If I read the signs correctly, this could be an…interesting day.

The alarm did its job like…clockwork, and at four am insisted that I wake. I was up late-again-last night, and with grand defiance I thought,  1,011 more words

Detached conviction

As I look into your eyes and speak to you

Everyone in a hubbub, dishing out their food

The party is in front of my eyes… 78 more words

Poetry

A summary of Nondual spiritual teachings

A contributor ‘Maria’ wrote a piece HERE

under the heading of ‘A Tour of Advaita via the Books of Dennis Waite’

As a summary of advaita some may find it useful; 350 more words

Spiritual Development

Working on Detachment and Forgiveness

I’ve limited my social media time to almost none these past few days. The TV has been off too. Since I have special needs pets I can’t spend time at a real retreat, I decided to make my home a retreat. 270 more words

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