Category: After the Ego

Minding the Gap

Minding the Gap: What Stops Us From Being Happy?

Reading Time: 7 minutes

For many, there’s a gap between what we say we want in life and what we’re actually getting out of life. Why is there this gap? And really, why bother trying to close the gap if, in the end, it seems like darkness will keep winning anyways?

It may be helpful to realize that, no, darkness can’t win in the long run. The reason is simply this: the greater our darkness, or negativity, the lower our awareness. In other words, opting to remain in the dark about our own negativity closes off our ability to perceive what’s going on in and around us. (Part 1 of 3)

Uncovering Untruth

Getting to Know Ourself: Where is Untruth Hiding?

Reading Time: 8 minutes

When there is a disturbance in our life, we must find the root cause of the problem. Because the source of our disharmonies always originates within us. If this weren’t true, we would have to fix the outer world in order to find peace. And changing the outside world is beyond our control.

The good news is that we have it within our power to resolve all the problems in our world by looking within. The bigger problem is that we can’t see what we’ve been hiding. (Part 2 of 3)

Living on the good side of life.

Living On the Good Side of Life

Reading Time: 8 minutes

Eons ago, long before the beginning of time, something bad happened. And in a nutshell, human beings—who were spiritual beings at the time—got in trouble. Our punishment was a bit like being sent to our room. In this case, we were sent into darkness. Which raises at least two questions: What did we do that was so wrong? And who handed out this dreadful punishment?

isolation to union

After Isolation: Approaching the Great Transition

Reading Time: 12 minutes

The great longing of all humanity is to participate in the life that follows after going through this transition. Meanwhile, in our ignorance, we fight this transition. Nevertheless, the longing always remains. Because the state of union is the natural state of all God’s creatures. And in that state, there’s no loneliness anymore.

In our present state, however, many of us still feel essentially alone. In this state of isolation, the best we can hope for is a feeling that others are in the same boat as we are. That others also feel utterly alone. But that’s not at all what the new state really feels like.