Tag: wisdom

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 More

December 28, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
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 … More

December 28, 2013 | By | 15 Replies More
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 … More

November 6, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
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 … More

September 25, 2013 | By | 23 Replies More
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 … More

July 29, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
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 … More

July 27, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
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 … More

June 20, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
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 … More

May 28, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
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 … More

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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 … More

March 15, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Native American Code of Ethics

Native American Code of Ethics













Waking Times

Rise with the sun to pray. Pray alone. Pray often.
The Great Spirit will listen, if you only speak.
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Be tolerant of those who are lost on their path.
Ignorance, conceit, anger, jealousy and greed stem
from a lost soul. Pray that they will find guidance.
~… More

March 9, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Eight Signs You May be Living a Courage-Based Lifestyle

Eight Signs You May be Living a Courage-Based Lifestyle













Z, Contributing Writer
Waking Times 

1. You are an advocate for changing fear, as opposed to fearing change

By transforming fear into courage, you understand that power is merely a stopgap that must be expiated, lest it corrupt absolutely. For any action to count as courageous it must first … More

January 18, 2013 | By | 33 Replies More
The Soul’s Purpose

The Soul’s Purpose













Chris Bourne, Openhand Contributor
Waking Times

What is purpose and where does it come from?

Sense of purpose is crucial to a satisfied and harmonious life. We all seem to have a yearning for something, even if in some people that sense of destiny is partially suppressed, denied or distorted. … More

January 15, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
The Power of Three

The Power of Three













David James Lees, Guest Writer
Waking Times

In my last Wu Wei Wisdom workshop at Peak House Practice I shared with my students the concept of the ‘power of three’, which is the most fundamental Taoist teaching I received from my Master in China and which is as relevant today … More

December 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
We Are Part of the Earth – A Story by Oren Lyons

We Are Part of the Earth – A Story by Oren Lyons













Waking Times

Oren Lyons, a Native American Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan, and a member of the Onondoga Nation Council of Chiefs of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy (the Haudenosaunee), recites the poignant story of how after graduating college he was reminded of the importance of his … More

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What is Wisdom?

What is Wisdom?













Peter Russell, Spirit Of Now
Waking Times

Humanity is too clever to survive without wisdom. — E.F Schumacher

What is wisdom? We hear the word a lot these days—the need for wisdom, the wisdom traditions, wisdom schools. We each would like to have more wisdom. And for others to … More

October 10, 2012 | By | 14 Replies More
Alan Watts – The Way of Waking Up

Alan Watts – The Way of Waking Up













Waking Times

What does the world look like when you are fully awake?  In what ways does God appear to you each day once you have realized that you are also God?  Do you define yourself as a victim of the world, or as the world?

Enjoy this short video … More

July 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Importance of Selfless Networking

The Importance of Selfless Networking













Zen Gardner

If we’re in this at all we’re in it all the way. Once you’ve woken up you know the situation is both urgent and fully under control at the same time. It doesn’t reconcile in the carnal, natural mind but it makes total sense to consciousness.

Paradoxes seem … More

June 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Lakota Wisdom: Why Native American Truths Can Heal the World

Lakota Wisdom: Why Native American Truths Can Heal the World













Joseph M. Marshall III
Huffington Post

The word wisdom is used frequently every day, whether it is spoken and heard or written and read. Yet it is debatable, in my opinion, if most of us know what it is. In most dictionaries it is defined as “the quality or state … More

April 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Why Won’t You Change? (Video)

Why Won’t You Change? (Video)













YouTube

Excerpted from J. Krishnamurti’s Life Story and Teachings.  Krishnamurti asks us to give deep attention to this question of why we won’t change when we already understand the importance of changing.  Why won’t we prevent all wars to save our own children?  Will we be forever nationalistic?  We are … More

March 22, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More

Must Watch Videos

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

April 14, 2014 | By | 38 Replies More
Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

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