Today Ed’s 5 yr old son Adam joined us for lunch at Char-Grill. His innocence, joy, and wonder, was breath taking. It was in start contrast to us adults, who put on a facade, not sharing our true self. Mind dominance is the disease, and as the mind develops into adulthood, the disease develops. When… Continue reading True Child, True Self
Belief is a shortcut to enlightenment, and like most short-cuts, has a large host of side-effects. It can get you half way there faster than anything, but you may not get to the other side. If it does, it’s a much longer process. It’s a speed boat that runs out of gas. Buddhism is a… Continue reading Belief, Truth and Rafts
What is a family? Is it a thing? No. Is it a collection? Perhaps, but that in itself is not a thing. It is a state of being. If you are a member of this collection, can you separate from it? No, you cannot, if you are a member you cannot be separate, you are… Continue reading What is a family?
“Have faith in Truth” – D.Wilbanks 08/02/2017
The Mind is the problem (Tolle). We know this to be Truth. So, what can we infer about reason? Is reason not a product of the mind? Is reason, therefore, part of the problem? Is it faith that is beyond reason? ( I doubt it LOL). What then, is beyond reason? Why does… Continue reading If the mind is the problem,
“Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures.” –Thomas Aquinas
Believe in Truth, and Truth will set you free.