Tag: Faith

Intuition- the Wisdom of the Heart

Fierce and liberating, it is this Groundlessness of Being that I am referring to, the realization that there is no external authority. I may seek guidance and counseling from wise guides and experts, look to peer-reviewed journals, follow the scientific method, or surrender to a Sacred Text or Guru, but it is still the Still, Small Voice within that leads the way.

Using Spiritual Truth to Shield Against the World

Faith doesn’t need to cling to words because it accepts the ineffable understanding behind the words. Faith can sit with unknowing and trusts that inconsistencies only show us our understanding is incomplete. When the veil lifts and we catch a glimpse of the mystery’s divine harmony, we accept it. And when we read the news, look a homeless women in the eyes, or fill up our gas tank on a late night in a moment of awakened horror, we accept that too.

Faith and suffering

I love suffering. It brings me so close to God -Neem Karoli Baba These words have often been my lifeline when it feels like I can’t breathe. When the constriction from my own mind has cut me off from the world, and when I am unable to connect with anything or anyone outside of myself,…
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Beliefs Masquerading as Truth

Truth is that which can stand on its own. It needs no support. There is no amount of evidence or reasoning that can either prove or disprove Truth. We often call this type of knowing faith. But there is quite a bit of confusion about faith. Faith comes from the heart. It cannot be found…
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Mustard Seed

This is the faith found folded inside the absence of all things, existing not for god or for man or the angels but for it’s own Existence. It’s what’s left when loss and confusion have stripped away the nail from where the universe hangs.

This Time

This time let me be open- no bait, no traps, no clever schemes, no hooks or ropes… The moon doesn’t try to lasso the sun, for she knows her ropes will burn. Instead she basks in the light. With open arms I will wait.