Monday, July 21, 2008

God Model

I was sort of meditating/daydreaming back in March 2007 when I got this little model downloaded (does that ever happen to you?).

The word ALL in the center is equivalent to "The Great Spirit, Creator, Divine." You'll see that my thinking was colored a bit by my christian up-bringing, (please excuse that).

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Howard Thurman Quote

Here's real wisdom. I borrowed this quote from this woman's page.

"Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive."

Howard Thurman (1900-1981)

Shaman: Agent for Evolution

The dimension where ideas, imagination, and dreams exist, in shaman terms is known as the non-ordinary reality. This "alternate reality" is available to all of us.

This comes from an earlier article but I repeat it because it
perfectly expresses my own understanding.
I quote Terrence McKenna-

" the context of ninety percent of human culture, the shaman has been the agent of evolution, because the shaman learns the techniques to go between ordinary reality and the domain of the ideas, this higher dimensional continuum that is somehow parallel to us, available to us, and yet ordinarily occluded by cultural convention out of fear of the mystery..."

The thing I aspire
to most is to open people's eyes to this. The "mystery" isn't only to be learned in "Mystery Schools" but is paradoxically both within all of us and at the same time we are in it. There's a leaping, swirling energy all around us and it's available to the sensitive/open people - those who cultural convention considers to be "Mystics" and "Shamans."

We all regularly visit the dimension where ideas come from, therefore I say the non-ordinary reality is
available to all of us.