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Living in the Climax of Awakening Ages

Living in the Climax of Awakening Ages

Zen Gardener – There is a convergence of timeless influences destined to bring humanity into full conscious awareness.

3 Mind Games of the Spiritual Ego

3 Mind Games of the Spiritual Ego

Frank Wanderer – The ego plays games with the spirit. Here are 3 spiritual tricks we sometimes play on ourselves.

How Did Humans Get So Out of Balance?

How Did Humans Get So Out of Balance?

Ida Lawrence – Lots of people say it, and it can’t be denied… this would be a wonderful, balanced natural world if humans weren’t a part of it.

How to Connect With Your Inner-Guide and Why it Matters

How to Connect With Your Inner-Guide and Why it Matters

David James Lees – Never doubt that you have a powerful, creative, supremely wise and resourceful Inner-Guide within.

Zen and the Art of Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Zen and the Art of Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Gary ‘Z’ McGee – With a mind full of questions and a teacher in my soul, I submit to you, you who are proactive and willing to take up the arduously Hurculean task of being the change you wish to see in the world

Wisdom Does Not Come Just from Reading Books

Wisdom Does Not Come Just from Reading Books

Video- To have wisdom, one must gain the vast wisdom of life via a combination of knowledge and first-hand experience.

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30 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Thích Nhất Hạnh

30 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Thích Nhất Hạnh

Luminita Saviuc, Purpose Fairy Waking Times When I think of Thích Nhất Hạnh, words like – stillness, love, compassion, peace and oneness, come to mind. And even though these are some really beautiful and powerful words, they somehow can’t really express the beautiful, pure and loving feelings that I get from reading Thích Nhất Hạnh’s books and watching…
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17 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Mother Teresa

17 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Mother Teresa

Luminita Saviuc, Purpose Fairy Waking Times “If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives: Be kind anyway. If you are successful you will win some false friends and true enemies: Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank people will try to cheat you: Be honest anyway. What you spend years building,…
9 Signs You’re an Old Soul

9 Signs You’re an Old Soul

Aletheia Luna, LonerWolf Waking Times How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? ~ Satchel Paige There is a special kind of person in our world who finds himself alone and isolated, almost since birth. His solitary existence isn’t from a preference or an antisocial temperament – he is simply old.…
Distant Echoes Closing In

Distant Echoes Closing In

Ida Lawrence, Contributor Waking Times I like to listen when I first come awake in the morning… to try and get a read on where I’ve been and what I’ve been doing during sleep. So this morning I listened, and the message was “No regrets, no worries.” Aha! That’s a good place to stand at…
Listen to Your Heart’s Wisdom

Listen to Your Heart’s Wisdom

Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor Waking Times  While we are living in unsettled times, it seems that many periods in human history have been that way. Consider this famous quote from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, authored in 1859. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was…
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The Four Types of Friends According to the Buddha

The Four Types of Friends According to the Buddha

Waking Times Young man, be aware of these four good-hearted friends: the helper, the friend who endures in good times and bad, the mentor, and the compassionate friend. The helper can be identified by four things: by protecting you when you are vulnerable, and likewise your wealth, being a refuge when you are afraid, and…
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20 Transformational Truths From Sages Throughout the Ages

20 Transformational Truths From Sages Throughout the Ages

Paul Lenda, Guest Waking Times Throughout the ages, there have been many who have had gotten a taste of incredibly mesmerizing higher states of consciousness. Rather than keep their experiential knowledge and wisdom about the higher and deeper elements of existence to themselves they spread the word to others, be it through spoken word, written…
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The Real Armageddon: Learning how to be Alone!

The Real Armageddon: Learning how to be Alone!

V. Susan Ferguson, Contributor Waking Times We can all see that life on planet Earth is moving towards some inexorable, perhaps unknowable massive change. Years ago I decided my best path was to follow the tradition of ancient primordial metaphysical teachings and find Wisdom Truth within me. Here is what I learned. We have to…
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You Are Your Greatest Battle

You Are Your Greatest Battle

Ida Lawrence, Contributor Waking Times Rumor has it that women are amazingly strong. Do we always have to be strong? When looking at alternative ways to be, it seems like strong is the only choice. But I wonder about that. Eventually we realize that strong in conscious awareness seems a lot more natural than the…
Wu Wei is… Loving and Managing Your Ego – Part II

Wu Wei is… Loving and Managing Your Ego – Part II

David James Lees, Guest Waking Times Note: This is the second of a series of 3 articles. Please read Part I here, and Part III here. This is the second in a series of blog posts on my Taoist spiritual and professional interpretation of the Ego. In my last blog post I proposed that you could view your mind…
The Age of Synthesis: How Everything Is Blending, Fusing and Transcending Duality

The Age of Synthesis: How Everything Is Blending, Fusing and Transcending Duality

Corinne McLaughlin with Gordon Davidson, Guests Waking Times Excerpt from The Practical Visionary Today many disparate things are blending, fusing and synthesizing. Nothing seems as separate as it did in past times—races, religions, cultures, nations, genders, styles. The walls between opposites are beginning to dissolve, and dualities are transforming into a higher synthesis. The cutting…
Four Aspects of Self Realization

Four Aspects of Self Realization

Colin Bondi, Contributor Waking Times What is the goal of the path of Self Discovery? Self Realization. The realization of our true nature, who and what we truly are, in reality. And just what is that? Well uh um ah…….I don’t know. Which is why we have to explore this for ourselves personally if we…
Find Your Truth – The Taoist Teaching of ‘Te’

Find Your Truth – The Taoist Teaching of ‘Te’

David James Lees, Guest Waking Times The ancient Chinese Taoist concept of ‘Te’ (pronounced ‘day’) is one of the lesser known but nevertheless vital teachings of Taoist philosophy passed to me by my Masters in the sacred Wudang Mountains of China. You may have encountered the word ‘Te’ when reading the classic Taoist texts the…
The Maturation of the Soul

The Maturation of the Soul

Eric Allen Bell, Guest Writer Waking Times The nature of consciousness is that it evolves.  Everything is comprised of consciousness.  Non-local consciousness is the ground of all being.  You are an expression of the infinite consciousness that knows no boundaries.  That which looks out through your eyes, that which seems like individual consciousness, evolves.  It…
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