Today: Fear and trembling – from the I Ching

The thunder of the day is shocking.  Fear and trembling.  Forget the words. Forget the expressed opinions and preferences and the scenarios they offer.

Always be filled with reverence at the manifestation of God, setting your life in order and … Read the rest

Meditation: Know the Psyche of the Other

Yogi Bhajan – unknown date

Grasp the left thumb with the right hand, and place the  hands on your lap.  Close your eyes. After a few moments, feel the sensation of your nose becoming inverted, So that the tip of … Read the rest

Today: The Matrix of Us – from the I Ching

What is always with us and within us is the collective psyche of whom we identify with.  That’s we, just as the soul is I.  In Western terms (Jung) it is the collective unconscious. In yogic tradition it is interconnectedness … Read the rest

Today: Nourish Wisely – from the I Ching

Nurture others in need, as if you were feeding yourself.
Take care not to provide sustenance for those who feed off others.  In bestowing care and nourishment, it is important that the right people should be taken care of and … Read the rest

There is only one simple fact…

SSSYWa“There is only one simple fact: On the spiritual path you have to pass through your mind, your power in experience, to reach the soul. But mind is not bound in time and space. So you must create a focus,
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Today: Nourish – from the I Ching

Nurture others in need, as if you were feeding yourself.
Take care not to provide sustenance for those who feed off others.  In bestowing care and nourishment, it is important that the right people should be taken care of and … Read the rest

Today: Everywhere people are oppressed… – from the I Ching

Everywhere people are oppressed and held in restraint by those who serve the narrow interests of their own egos.  When a strong person meets with adversity, he remains cheerful despite all danger, and this cheerfulness is the source of later … Read the rest

Today: Follow your nature and stay out of trouble – from the I Ching

Rhythms in nature produce forces that move our consciousness like the tides that follow the phases of the moon. Water does not resist the moon’s gravity, nor should we struggle futilely against the cyclical forces of natural attraction.  Following what … Read the rest

The total sum of this life and this earth…

SSSYWaThe total sum of this life and this Earth, of this planet, this cosmos, and this space is nothing but energy. Call it any kind of theory you want, this life is constructed so that the energy of existence
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Today: If what is going on with people worries you… – from the I Ching

If what is going on with people worries you,  if it seems like everyone is stampeding towards a cliff, don’t panic.  With gentle words that are firm, calm and confident, and by your example you can help effect change.  All … Read the rest

If you do not understand the mind and its reactions…

 

SSSYWa
“If you do not understand the mind and its reactions, your first chosen step will be wrong, and your whole progress will be painful. It takes the same effort and energy to walk either path. The difficulty lies in
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Today: Curb your anger, shed your desires… – from the I Ching

Curb your anger, excessive ambition and desires.  To be frugal and content is to possess immeasurable wealth within.  Downsize. Shed a dependency.

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I Ching: Today

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Today: We are waiting… – from the I Ching

We are waiting. Dangling in apprehension and anticipation. Purgatory.   We are under siege by powers beyond our control.

As we endure the taunts and contempt of and towards our brothers and sisters today, know that the Cosmos is moving toward Read the rest