Month: May 2021

Is Meditation Dangerous?

In this article we ask the question, “is meditation dangerous”, and talk about some of the things to watch out for if you start meditating to solve larger life problems. Don’t worry. There’s nothing too scary but just things to be careful of. I think it’s generally recognized that meditation has some wonderful health benefits and there is nothing inherently …

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Mindfulness Walk

Mindfulness. We hear that term quite often these days. I for one am very grateful that things like meditation and mindfulness are gaining more momentum. It has tremendous benefits for all. In this short video, I take you along on a little mindfulness walk in nature. I show you what sort of things to look …

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Suburban Logging

Getting Intimate with a TREE This is a passion project, or possibly a project based on guilt? Our neighborhood has been devastated by freak wind storms and unusual thunderstorms over the past few years. It’s wreaked havoc on the large, mature trees and has caused a lot of fear amongst the residents. On a daily …

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Winter Hiking

Harriman State Park – Sterling Forest State Park This video is less about spirituality but more about the art of spiritual living. This is officially my first YouTube video. Hiking is a big part of my life and my connection to nature. Making the video and using my new Zhiyun Smooth 4 gimbal is all …

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Enlightenment Tip – Look at the Space, not the Thing

For those of you jumping into the subject of Enlightenment for the first time, simply put, Enlightenment is the point where the mind loses all control over you and you are able to use the mind like a tool rather than letting it be the master. You don’t become one with the universe, you are the universe. It’s much deeper than that, but lets keep it simple. The process usually starts with the “understanding” that you are not your body and not your mind. At first, this understanding may be completely faith based because you read it somewhere, or stumbled upon a Youtube video that sounded interesting. But through a careful process of meditation and playing games with the mind, you will experience phenomena that seem to back this claim up.

Attitude of Gratitude

I love the basic premise of that statement. I also love that it seems to have become more mainstream whether you’re a seeker or not. Having an “attitude of gratitude” is the same as seeing the glass as being half full. Optimistic. Looking at what you have and not what you don’t. But the deeper …

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Mr. Rogers

Enlightened Master? I recently watched the Mr. Rogers movie, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”, starring Tom Hanks. If you haven’t seen it yet, I highly encourage you to break out the pop corn and fire up whatever streaming service you prefer. It is a truly remarkable movie about a wonderful human being. I’m from …

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