The Essential Function of Mythology and Religion

It’s to put the psyche in accord with nature. Once a hero begins an adventure he quickly learns he has to let go of his ego thinking and let the quest itself be his guide. In some adventures the hero is humbled (Odysseus, Parsifal, Job, Indra). In others he is completely eaten up or otherwise… Continue reading The Essential Function of Mythology and Religion

On Ego: The Labyrinth Metaphor

The labyrinth in which the hero soul has become lost. That’s the place from which we are all starting. Did the ego build this labyrinth? Or is the labyrinth a metaphor for the ego itself? Those are interesting questions, but they aren’t nearly as interesting, practically speaking, as what the Wax String of Theseus stands… Continue reading On Ego: The Labyrinth Metaphor

On Ego, What it Is, What it Does, and How to Cure It

“Because the conscious mind has to be in control, even though it doesn’t know anything.” – Dolores Cannon [Youtube Link] I’ve heard Dolores say in other interviews that the Conscious Mind is the Ego. That makes the definition pretty simple. If that is the case then the cure would seem to be spending more time… Continue reading On Ego, What it Is, What it Does, and How to Cure It

The Key Insight of Mysticism and Meta-Physics

After having listened, watched, read hundreds, perhaps thousands of hours of material from and about mysticism, over the course of more than a decade, the primary message that keeps coming through these experiences, if I could boil it down to one sentence is this: Consciousness creates reality. Consciousness creates matter and not the other way… Continue reading The Key Insight of Mysticism and Meta-Physics

Cosmic Consciousness Vol. II

“The thing that you do finds you more than you find it.” — Conan O’Brien — 30:00 “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman, taken from Max Tegmark’s,… Continue reading Cosmic Consciousness Vol. II

The Law of Detachment

The Law of Detachment: “If you get attached to the outcome, you won’t be in the process.” – Deepak Chopra “Life is a metaphor for what’s happening in our consciousness.” – Deepak Chopra I guess I should add this to my “Consciouness Quotes” page, or my “Deepak Chopra Quotes” page. I don’t know about you,… Continue reading The Law of Detachment