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Thoughts on ‘Flat’ and ‘Mass’ awareness of existence – some aspects on the awareness of god

Something interesting happened when I was playing with my niece some time ago.  We were downstairs making up tunes and songs.  I was swinging in a swing we have suspended from the rafters, going as high as I could go, touching … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘confined presence’

While playing with my niece I noticed an interesting thing.  I should first mention that it reminded me alot about my childhood.  In fact, reexperiencing it again brought back many memories of my childhood.  Play, for me, could be very … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘practicing the presence’

A big part of contemplation is what I call ‘practicing the presence’.  This refers to a continual awareness of the presence.  It begins and is maintained by continually reminding oneself of the presence.  We must stop and reorient ourselves to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the spectrum of contemplation

To me, contemplation has a spectrum. To begin with, contemplation is nothing but being aware of the presence of existence.  By this I mean a living existence, that quality of existence that is alive and living.  Some people would call … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my changing perception of God

Throughout the years I have found my perception of God has changed quite dramatically.  In fact, it has changed totally different from the conception I had of God to begin with.  In the beginning God was viewed as a man … Continue reading

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