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Dreams and Communication

I instruct my students, and anyone dreaming of someone from the past, to call that person (if possible) and mention the dream in which they appeared. Recite the dream (inasmuch as appropriate), as it may contain a message for the friend, and the friend may in turn have a message for the dreamer. Read more »

The 10 Cosmic Laws: The Gift and the Contract

The 10 Cosmic Laws, the Gift of spiritual life, provide a code of behavior we are free to accept or reject.  The second five consist of how to conduct yourself with others: don’t murder, don’t pollute i.e. mix or adulterate and weaken, don’t steal, don’t lie, don’t covet i.e. Read more »

Mind Power

It was interesting to read of Serena Williams’s use of mental imagery to influence her tennis prowess.  This practice was instilled in her since childhood through the efforts of her father, who taught her this process. Serena’s experience has been corroborated by many athletes in diverse sports.  Jack Nicklaus in golf, O. J. Simpson in football, Ted Williams in baseball, to name a few. Read more »

Reversing the Generation's Apocalyptic Vision

There is an ongoing and overwhelming feeling of despair about the impending destruction of the world amongst post-college, early twenties men and women. The feeling states associated are a deep angst, fear, worry about making a living, no hope, amongst others. Read more »

Teachers and Gurus

In the Western traditions, there are no gurus (breakers of ignorance/dispellers of darkness).  There are simply teachers.  They communicate their wisdom and understanding to you and love for you with the intent of preserving your freedom, not to become objects of worship, and to essentially get out of the way, out of your way.  There is no “pomp and circumstance,” no strewn flower petals, incense, thrones.  There is no burning down, no tithing of resources, no building of sumptuous and lavish digs. Read more »

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