Your Beliefs Are Not Real

It is a strange time that we live in. Thanks to the Internet, we can disseminate all kinds of information across all kinds of borders to people of all walks of life–so long as they can access the Internet. This is wonderful!However, we can also create any and all kinds of beliefs and find countless other people to reinforce any crazy thing that we want to have reinforced. These echo chambers reflect back our beliefs over and over again to help us … [Read Entire Story]

A Spiritual Appetizer: The Trap of Spiritual Ideas

Words and ideas are tools tell help us express ourselves on the spiritual path. They should not be our masters and constrict our ability to understand life or ourselves. The spiritual path shows us that words and ideas simply point to things. They are not the things that they point to. I can write about “oneness,” but that word is not the totality of oneness. It is an idea.Too often people get stuck hanging onto ideas or searching for the best ones. This is particularly problematic on the spiritual path. Many religions and spiritual traditions tell people what to believe and what to do. In… [Read Entire Story]

A Spiritual Belief System Vacuum and Filling the Void

Let's start with the most important part: you're not going to fill the void where your old spiritual belief system once was. You're going to get used to the space. You're going to find the enormity of your potential and life's vastness by sitting in this void, not trying to make useless human meaning out of infinite consciousness. Clear? I want to make sure that we're starting with what matters. This is where this spiritual blog post will end, so there's no confusion from step one even though you may not understand it now or at the end of this… [Read Entire Story]

Letting Go of Beliefs

Letting go of beliefs is a natural part of the spiritual path. As you've come to identify and accept a lot of core and limiting beliefs, letting go is what eventually must follow. Early on, this can be a big thing because people are so identified with the unconscious ego. There's a lot of fear because people feel like they wouldn't know who they are or what to do without the belief system. … [Read Entire Story]