Is The Ego Evil

Is The Ego Evil?

In many spiritual teachings – especially in the East – ego is the devil – something that must be destroyed. Anything coming from the Ego is evil. At least this is the impression we get from hearing the teachings. (I don’t believe it is the...

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Passover and Easter

It is no accident that the Jewish holiday or Passover and the Christian holiday of Easter are celebrated at relatively the same time of the year. There is a very strong connection between both these holidays. They are both festivals of freedom and liberation. Passover is...

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When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

In our busy, hectic lifestyles, who hasn’t felt overwhelmed at times. There is so much to do, so little time. Phone calls have to be dealt with, e-mails answered, requests dealt with, deadlines to meet, payments to be made. And, then on top of all...

On Love

On Love

So much is written and spoken about love, that the word has become meaningless. Every kind of cruelty and atrocity can be justified in the name of love. Every war has love as its justification - love of one’s country, religion or way of life....

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Progressing on the Spiritual Path- Part 2

As one proceeds on the spiritual path, eventually we come to the place of “radical reliance” on the Divine. And when this happens we are in the realm of the supernatural. All the so-called laws of the physical universe are set aside – made null...

Spiritual path

Progressing on the Spiritual Path- Part 1

If you are an atheist this post is not for you. But if you are serious about making spiritual progress read on. Most people on the spiritual path understand the power of positive thinking, positive affirmation and the power of thought. This is all good....

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The Mystery and Magic of 9

In a previous post we discussed the hidden relationship of the pentagram (5) and the number 9. But there’s a lot more to this. 9 seems omnipresent in all the numbers (with the exception of 6 & 7). First off, 9 is the summation - the highest...

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Change Your Luck by Changing Your Chart

If you are dissatisfied with the way things are going there are things that can be done to improve things. The first and most important thing is to change your thinking and feeling. This involves spiritual work. You must replace every negative thought with a positive one,...