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“There is only one thing you need to know to unlock the spiritual truths of the universe and that is the undeniable reality of who you are.”

Atlanta Spiritual Teacher Rick Baldwin
ASMR as Meditation Practice

ASMR as Meditation Practice

A few years ago I put away all spiritual practices. Ironically, I had just come to a point of realization on the "how-to" of meditation but then I suddenly abandoned the whole thing altogether. This spiritual "fast" lasted 10 years, during which time I had no...

On Not Being A Remote Cabin

On Not Being A Remote Cabin

I am staying in a cabin in north Georgia this week while doing some artwork for a client. It’s secluded so I don’t have to deal with other people much but I do have to encounter others when I’m working on the project or when I have to go to the store for supplies....

You Are Not Less Than!

You Are Not Less Than!

We have been convinced by ignorant people to believe we are less than we are. We have been told by those who do not know, and are only repeating what they have been told, that we are flawed, limited, imperfect, and broken. You can decide who and what you want to...

Finding Happiness

Finding Happiness

Searching for happiness is like the person looking for their glasses perched on top of their head. (Sounds familiar...) We all look for things in this world to make us happy and we do find many things that bring us a certain amount of temporary happiness. Eventually,...

There Are No Choices. There Is Only Doing.

There Are No Choices. There Is Only Doing.

The duality of the mind imagines that there are choices to be made between two or more options. Since the mind likes to believe it is always the one in control, it will tell us we can choose this or that or go here or there. But is this really what is happening in our...

The Illusion of the Individual

The Illusion of the Individual

Every artist begins each creative session in touch with infinity. There is at the artist’s center, an infinity of creative thoughts, ideas, and impulses that swirl within, unlimited by style, medium, or canvas. At some point, an apparent choice is made by the artist...

What Is “Spiritual Awakening”?

What Is “Spiritual Awakening”?

  “Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.” (Ephesians 5:14) Spiritual literature is saturated with the concept of “waking up.” When we start on a spiritual path, we soon become familiar with terms like “awakening,” “enlightenment,”...

Protection From The Storms

Protection From The Storms

A few years ago I was watching a documentary about the December 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean. You may recall, there was a tremendous loss of human lives and property in that tsunami. To witness the destruction being captured ”live” on video, gave a sense of...

Please, Don’t Feed The Ego

Please, Don’t Feed The Ego

  Do you sense that we are currently under the influence of tremendous ego energy? It's true. Election years are always one of the most gratifying times for the ego and, at this writing, the United States is in the middle of one. There are so many opportunities...