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Emotional Mastery

How Do You Reach Emotional Mastery?

Author: David Karchere

Posted On: November 27, 2020


This Week’s Quotation: Have you ever succeeded in controlling your emotions through mental willpower? I doubt it. You might be a master of repression, but usually that only works for so long. As human beings are out of touch with the spiritual reality within them, they cannot master their emotions. Emotional mastery takes emotional surrender....


Pristine Spirituality

Author: David Karchere

Posted On: November 20, 2020


This Week’s Quotation: Primal spirituality is pristine spirituality. We often think of nature as being pristine. By definition, the Earth is a dirty place. And yet it is, at the same time, pristine, even with all its rotting leaves and other decaying plant life. Even with all the manure from all the animals. Nature is...
inner urge

The Inner Urge

Author: David Karchere

Posted On: November 13, 2020


This Week’s Quotation: I am that inner urgeThat defies the dead,The locked up,The pathetic roundOf the impossible,And like the earth’sTectonic power,Shakes and reforms theSolid to dustAnd back againAnd says no to what will endAnd yes to the new world that awaits. Becoming a Sun p. 185 The Inner Urge Okay, I know these lines from...
Sacred

The Sacred Comes to Visit

Author: David Karchere

Posted On: November 6, 2020


This Week’s Quotation: Imagine this. You have two friends, both of whom are dear to you. You have had a close relationship with them in the past. But now, every time you visit, they argue together. They pay no attention to your presence in their home. You can barely get a word in edgewise in...
Sow Seeds

Sow the Seeds of the Future

Author: David Karchere

Posted On: October 30, 2020


This Week’s Quotation: All that has gone before is present with you now. All the future is present in seed form with you now. So what will you do? You are made as a human being to receive the legacy of the past and the influence of the infinite and to sow the seeds of...
Seeing the Sacred

Seeing the Sacred

Author: David Karchere

Posted On: October 23, 2020


This Week’s Quotation: Sacredness is impossible to define. But you know it when you experience it; when you see something so exquisitely beautiful that it takes your breath away. It evokes profound respect and radical amazement. You sense the wholeness and the beingness of someone or something. And you see with different eyes the perfection...
Vast Creative Field

A Vast Creative Field

Author: David Karchere

Posted On: October 16, 2020


This Week’s Quotation: You will be called to be more and more and more yourself, and more and more aware of what the reality of Being really is, and how it transcends your immediate human life. In fact, it transcends your whole human life and the entire creative field in which you are working as...
Empathic Field

The Field of Conscious Awareness

Author: David Karchere

Posted On: October 9, 2020


This Week’s Quotation: Beyond words, and beyond body language, there are subtler ways that our consciousness pervades our creative field and affects it profoundly. A prayer spoken for the well-being of another brings them greater possibility of increasing health, even if they live halfway around the world. The field of creative thought held by a...
Pleasure

Pleasure and Fulfillment

Author: David Karchere

Posted On: October 2, 2020


This Week’s Quotation: Pleasure and fulfillment are part of the experience of self. Can you imagine a real self who could not have these experiences? A person who could not experience pleasure and fulfillment would be more like an automaton or a slave than a real human being. The signers of the Declaration of Independence...
Joy

Increased Joy

Author: David Karchere

Posted On: September 25, 2020


This Week’s Quotation: Usually, there are things that a person could do to raise the quality of life that they are experiencing—things that could bring greater health, greater happiness, greater service to others, and greater fulfillment. But somehow people forget that. They think it always has to be this way. But it could be different—you...