I've been coming across the Law of The Vacuum in Yogi Bhajan lectures alot recently so I taught a couple of classes on it. I really enjoy going into the…
Yesterday I was driving in LA traffic. I was coming home after teaching my class at RA MA in Venice. I decided to take side streets to find an alternate…
Finally, in the last part of this mediation I was in the high desert of New Mexico, on the land where we do our Summer Solstice practice-- Ram Das Puri, just above Espanola. As I stood on the ground, I saw water-- cool, clear, spring water bubbling out of the earth. It flowed a little, pooled and then seeped back into the earth. I could see from that mini-dream-in-meditation that everything comes full circle.
Think about that. "It was his love to lose." He had achieved a state of mind that viewed the whole world with love. He earned it. He had more to lose than his captors, who were clearly taking the low road.
Think of commitment to your intention like a story where the hero throws a grappling hook with a rope across to the other building and then pulls himself (or herself ) across. Your intention is getting across to the other building and your commitment is that grappling hook.
Fear causes a flood of sub-conscious thoughts surrounding that fear to come up and the mind tries to reason its way out of it.
Reaching for excellence however, is a desire to go higher with whatever it is that you do. You're reaching for a little better part of yourself than you expressed the last time.
Yes, I said it. Your dream might not come true. All the best-selling self help books will tell you that you can get everything you want by following their formula-- their secret. And while they might be good principles it's simply not true that everyone can instantly manifest the life they want after spending $24.95. But you should try.
One of the problems we face is that after we set out for some distant shore, once we're out on the ocean, it's all ocean for a while. Nothing but ocean and we're unable to see the next destination for that vast ocean is the only thing around. This can be very disorienting. Getting up and going to the same job everyday can be like being out on the ocean. Sometimes you forget where you set out for.
Everybody wants to change themselves for the better. It's a natural human inclination to want to go higher. So why is it so hard? Why are some people able to…