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Goodbye to “It”

All somethings are someones.  –David Spangler That quote hit me in a way that the usual psychospiritual talk doesn’t. It forced me to face up to the assumptions I have about the nature of life itself (and what is alive … Continue reading

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The Emerging Paradigm Shift and the Assumptions it is Questioning

New paradigm writers are asking us to question the assumptions/presuppositions we’ve had for the past few centuries. These assumptions include materialism, reductionism, and the influence of randomness. They are asking us to investigate different assumptions such as consciousness as the origin of matter, energy, and the laws of nature (Goswami); that we are one being in many physical forms (Haisch); and that we can consciously influence our own evolution (Barbara Marx Hubbard). Continue reading

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How Do We Speak from Wholeness?

Did you choose to believe that you’re a separate being from everybody else? No, that was so firmly established both by your experience of yourself as a young child and by how others treated you, then reinforced by language that separates I from You, that you just take it for granted that we’re all separate. If we’re not separate, how do cast aside the language crutch that keeps us thinking and talking as if we are separate? How do we speak from wholeness–both individual wholeness and wholeness of the Universe? Continue reading

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