Showing posts from October, 2021

Sreams of Conciousness

  Streams of Consciousness Consciousness is like a river with flowing water. This mindfulness stretches over a period of time. And, makes us aware of ourselves and surroundings. It’s the bedrock of our existence.   It’s best to think about consciousness not only as a moving body of water. But, as a lake that’s always bubbling, and churning within us. Awareness usually begins as a small mountain stream. But, that’s only the beginning. Before people reach the “Ocean of Thought” – “The Universal Mind” - This ubiquitous reality is the power of nature. It symbolizes fertility – the growth and development of mindfulness. This awareness guides and protects us on our journey through life.   Like moving water our consciousness is able to navigate obstacles. It symbolizes life itself. It tells us whether we’re on the right or wrong track. It reveals all things. Consciousness is inevitably the lifeblood of our existence. So it’s good to be wise and nurtur

Living in Harmony

  Living in Harmony “He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.” —Marcus Aurelius (121–180 AD), Roman Emperor and Stoic philosopher The joy of living is contagious.   Each day it comes like the light which shines brighter and brighter.    In short it’s our daily bread dished out for us to taste its sweetness.   This heavenly delicacy which is sweeter than honey accompanies us on our journey.   Faith is a free and everlasting gift that has no limits.   It’s special and supernatural.   Supremely it’s like heaven on earth when people traverse fields picking beautiful flowers.   This journey is through the loving care of our Creator, who dwells in the universe.   In our divinely orchestrated world believers stroll independently with a special passion walking by faith, and not by sight.   Vincent Van Gogh (1853–1890), a major Dutch Post-Impressionist painter said, “I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God’s help I shall succeed.”   Van Go

God in Different Religions

  God in Different Religions Religions present believers with diverse paths.   These paths are concisely captured in the following faith traditions listed based on the number of adherents, and importance as a faith based on their influence: 1. Christianity (2.2 billion) – Jesus Christ is the Son of God.   God the Father and Holy Spirit complete the Trinity.   This religion major problem is “sin.”   Christ came to earth, died, and resurrected to save mankind. 2. Islam (1.6 billion) – monotheistic with Allah as God, considers itself the true religion with Muhammad as its Prophet.   Muslim beliefs are in the five pillars – repeating the creed, reciting prayers in Arabic, giving to the poor, fasting with certain abstentions from sunrise to sunset, and making a pilgrimage in one’s lifetime to Mecca.     3. Non-Believers (1.1 billion) – atheists, agnostics, and people with no-faith tradition had its roots in 5 th century B.C.E. Greek civilization and the Age of Enlightenment in the