Category Archives: The Miracle of Meditation

July 21

How Meditation Supports a Paradigm Shift

Many of us have discovered that profound transformation necessitates a deep shift in the paradigm we live in. In moments of deep insight we realize that we live under the influence of deeply held beliefs and assumptions that limit what is possible. What we often don’t realize is that even the part of us that […]

March 10

Meditate into Deep Trust

Many of my most profound spiritual awakenings have come to me through the practice of meditation. I see it as a spiritual discipline that is central to philosophy in that at its core the practice of meditation involves making direct contact with reality. Meditation is a time-honored spiritual discipline practiced in both the Judeo-Christian traditions […]

February 24

Freedom from Mental Chatter

The opening paragraph of the book Radical Inclusivity says: The first time I was engulfed by the realization of Radical Inclusivity was during a sixty-day meditation retreat under the guidance of my spiritual teacher. As I sat from morning until evening following the simple instruction “Let everything be as it is,” I found myself transported […]

December 09

What is the Relationship Between Meditation and Transformation?

I have dedicated my life to the exploration of the profound potential for transformation that all human beings possess. In this pursuit I have had the grace of experiencing transformation at the core of my being and having other pioneering souls to explore intimately with. All of that experience has brought with it an unshakeable […]

November 25

Compelled By Possibility – Meditation and a New Way of Being

There are personally and culturally conditioned parts of us that hold onto a problem orientation. If we want to think in evolutionary terms, the habit of having a problem probably goes very deep. There is a survival advantage to those who stay alert and stay on guard against danger and harm. I see a deep […]

March 23

What is the Relationship Between Meditation and Transformation?

I have dedicated my life to the exploration of the profound potential for transformation that all human beings possess. In this pursuit I have had the grace of experiencing transformation at the core of my being and having other pioneering souls to explore intimately with. All of that experience has brought with it an unshakeable […]

December 29

The Experience of Radical Inclusivity

The first time I was engulfed by the realization of Radical Inclusivity was during a 60-day meditation retreat. Under the guidance of my spiritual teacher I sat from morning until evening following the simple instruction, “Let everything be as it is.” As I sat with my legs crossed I made supreme effort to follow those […]

December 07

Meditation is not a Luxury

I believe meditation is essential for living a human life because our experience of consciousness is so subtle and so easily misinterpreted. In particular one distinction comes to mind when thinking about why meditative practice is so important. That is the distinction between ‘awareness’ and ‘that of which we are aware. Human beings have created […]

November 30

Meditate into Deep Trust

Many of my most profound spiritual awakenings have come to me through the practice of meditation. And although I haven’t written about that topic on this blog, I do see it as a spiritual discipline that is central to philosophy in that at its core the practice of meditation involves making direct contact with reality. […]