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On Beyond Love

By meestereric | Jul 5, 2020

This morning I wrote to a truth-loving friend—who was intensely thinking-oriented—encouraging her to live a more “embodied” experience of non-duality: Develop, or rather uncover, the…

On Beyond The Future

By meestereric | Jul 1, 2020

I just wanted to give readers a brief update on what’s going on here, and why there haven’t bee any new articles lately (other than…

Beyond Isms

By meestereric | Jun 9, 2020

I suppose I’m a “person of color” since I’m a sort of pinkish tannish whitish color, but I think the term is better reserved for…

On Beyond Resistance

By meestereric | May 18, 2020

This is a more an artistic, “synchronistic musing” as a friend called it, than a philosophical or logical exploration. So read it as such. Enjoy…

Why Write? Notes About Writing and Love

By meestereric | May 13, 2020

Someone asked their spiritual teacher about writing a book about their story, the remarkable experiences they’ve had that brought them to where they are now.…

The Dawning of Love

By meestereric | May 8, 2020

Just a short post to describe an experience – or attempt to.   I would sum up the week’s seeing as: All I Have To…

On Beyond Nonduality: You Are An Utter Failure

By meestereric | May 5, 2020

The tension in nondual philosophy is that it contradicts with most experience, or seems to – for many of us mere mortal-seeming humans – so…

Will The Real Sage Please Stand Up?

By meestereric | Apr 29, 2020

Who Becomes Enlightened? Who Is The Real Sage? Topic: This article, this little foray, is about coming to grips with one of the the central…

On Beyond Concepts

By meestereric | Apr 27, 2020

All Teachings are Dodos, and Tightening up what this Site is About   I let my personal feelings cloud my discernment, and published a guest…

The Difference Between Wanting To Feel Better and Understanding

By meestereric | Apr 20, 2020

INTRODUCTION Often on the self-help, spiritual and non-dual paths, there is the experience that one is on a rollercoaster ride of feelings, or feel like…

Guest Post: WHAT IS GRACE?

By meestereric | Apr 7, 2020

A brief and poetic parable by Luciana Bellini WHAT IS GRACE? ––––– Grace is like a Queen that has been preparing the palace For the…

On Beyond the Bad News

By meestereric | Mar 30, 2020

Your own Self-Realization is the greatest service you can render the world. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi There is an erroneous notion out there I’ve noticed,…

Share Your Being

By meestereric | Mar 25, 2020

A bit of “practical nonduality” I posted to Facebook today:   SHARE YOUR BEING I just wanted to remind you, in these “challenging times”: How…

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On Beyond Death and Predetermination

By meestereric | Mar 16, 2020

Someone in the Robert Adams community online asked about death and predetermination. (And when the world has gone crazy – well, crazier than usual…). Don’t…

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On Beyond Cause and Effect, Part II

By meestereric | Mar 13, 2020

A reader asked “how can one go beyond cause and effect?” in response to my article “On Beyond Cause and Effect“. Here is one possible…

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On Beyond False Imagination

By meestereric | Feb 21, 2020

“There appears to be a knot between the consciousness and the flesh. A knot that separates the consciousness from the flesh. This knot is called…

Beyond Separate Consciousnesses

By meestereric | Feb 19, 2020

A response to a question from a reader.   Question: I’ve been on this journey of awakening since coming across Eckhart Tolle many years ago.…

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Natural Harmony (A Valentines Day Meditation)

By meestereric | Feb 14, 2020

Consider how normally the mind controls most of us. We react to something someone says, or something we see, and we go along with this…

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Transform a Difficult Relationship By Seeing Yourself

By meestereric | Apr 28, 2016

Seeing from the eyes of love and understanding, rather than judgement and fear, we can see someone anew. This is not a technique, but something…

How To End Anxiety: The Dawning of a New Understanding

By meestereric | Apr 24, 2016

Here’s my two cents on anxiety: something I’d had lots of experience with, once I’d cured myself of depression. Today it was happening—I was feeling…

Some Thoughts on Thought

By meestereric | Mar 29, 2016

Some Thoughts on Thought, Universal or Not? Since becoming involved with an Advaita community (meditating and discussing consciousness with them, etc.), many of whom are…

What Is Meditation, and Is It Needed?

By meestereric | Mar 22, 2016

To taste something sweet, is it necessary to eat strawberry ice cream, or can you simply eat a wild strawberry? Meditation. Like yoga, it seems…

Eckhart Tolle and Attention to Thoughts

By meestereric | Feb 18, 2016

Nice to hear Eckhart Tolle talking about thought and feeling (from the video “your Ego Love Unhappiness”): The feeling will often tell you what kind…

Facts of Life – The Axioms of Happiness

By meestereric | Feb 10, 2016

One day a couple years ago, when I was complaining to a Zen-like life coach and friend, he confronted me in a very direct way,…

Western Philosophy of Mind and the Problem of Life

By meestereric | Feb 7, 2016

Turning Western Philosophy of Mind on It’s Head Is life a problem to be solved? The philosophers and scientists who are trying to figure out…

Death and Life are The Same: A Peak Experience

By meestereric | Dec 10, 2015

When I was 21 years old, I had an experience of the ultimate, the infinite Oneness that we all are, that everything is. Here’s how…

The Dream: A Brief Personal History with The Three Principles

By meestereric | Dec 6, 2015

Someone asked me again—this time it was Jamie Smart, via an online message—”sounds like you’ve been aware of these principles for many years. When/where did…

The Inside-Out View: Psychological Freedom

By meestereric | Oct 26, 2015

When you are up against a wall, at the end of your rope, that’s when it can happen. If you are lucky. The ego has…

Happiness in Work

By meestereric | Aug 31, 2015

“Don’t equate your self-worth with how well you do things in life. You are’t what you do. If you are what you do, then when…

The Paradoxes Along the Path

By meestereric | Jul 11, 2015

(Click here to jump down to the list of paradoxes) Note: The contradictions one hears in spiritual teachings are not necessarily paradoxes. What’s the difference…

Dialogues With a Mad Solipsist

By meestereric | Jul 11, 2015

solipsism |ˈsälipˌsizəm|  noun the view or theory that the self is all that can be known to exist. This dialogue started on Facebook, where I…