Category Archives: psychology

The Soft Emptiness of a Liminal Place -Alethea Kehas

Image by Adrian Campfield from Pixabay I am already missing her and she is not wholly gone. When I search for her presence, I find the soft emptiness of the liminal place. Holding. Waiting. I don’t want to think about … Continue reading

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The Belief Tree ~ Steve Tanham

It might be thought that, in our technology-driven age, the concept of belief has become less important. If we go back fifty years, belief was still central to most people’s lives; so what has happened to change that? (1000 words, … Continue reading

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‘Black Stench’…

* What is the nature of this selfness which we must turn from? * All the exponents of the prevailing view affirm that humankind is a triad comprising body, psyche, and spirit. * Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Selflessness…

* For purveyors of the Prevailing View, to be a self is the primal vice and to die to self, in feeling, will, and intellect is the final virtue. * It can only be the memory of such formulations that … Continue reading

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Et in Arcadia Ego…

* In English, Latin loan-words carry overtones of intellectual, moral and aesthetic superiority that are not borne by their Anglo-Saxon equivalents: ‘maternal’ for ‘motherly’ for example or ‘intoxicated’ for ‘drunk’ etc. * Unfortunately, our word for ego, ‘personality’, is derived … Continue reading

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World Beyond Words…

* Human languages have been developed in order to describe and discuss a common-sense universe. * If we wish to think of the world as a continuum we find that our traditional syntax and vocabulary are inadequate. * Continue reading … Continue reading

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Prodigals…

* The human body is affected by the good or bad states of the human mind. The existence of divine serenity or goodwill may be regarded as one of the reasons why the world’s disease is not terminal. * The … Continue reading

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Fishing…

* We can understand something of what lies beyond our experience by examining analogous cases that lie within it. * The relationship between the world, divinity, and the divine source, Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Philosophy… #midnighthaiku

Wisdom or folly Feeding those who pick our bones Offering ourselves When you visit the table You seek no more than a meal *  

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Understanding…

* Direct awareness of that consciousness both eternal and complete which is the source and ground of the manifest world is a possibility that can be realised by human beings at any stage of their personal development from infant to … Continue reading

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