Q #6 ~ Ten Questions for a New Humanity
July 29, 2009

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In January of this year [2009] I completed a small, self published title: Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life.  Within this book there is a segment called “Ten Questions for a New Humanity”.  I believe this to be a very important piece that has value, meaning, and relevance for those who are interested in creating a life that is congruent with their highest aspirations; for those who are looking to be the change in their own life and the world they live in.

My intent is simple, to stimulate a ripple effect by encouraging others to engage these ten questions consciously, mindfully, and purposefully, whether that be by journaling, meditative contemplation or direct dialogue with another or even within a group format.

For the next 10 consecutive days I will publish one question a day from Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life and Ten Questions for a New Humanity. It is my hope that these words may inspire you to begin or perhaps even deepen your own journey of enquiry into Who You Are.  It is my hope that by engaging these questions you will begin or extend your present conversation and connection you have with Self, “others” and our Earth, that it will spark greater levels of congruence within that One relationship.

 I encourage you to send a link from this blog to three of your friends or more who you think might be interested in participating within this conversation.  I want to invite you to post your own responses to each question when you feel guided, so that we all can share in the inspiration and words of wisdom that may unfold out of your own inner dialogue and vision.

If you would like to further support this initiative AND my work, you could also visit the online publisher of Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life; and, for a small investment, order the full colored “booklet”…

You can take a sneak peek inside the pages itself by visiting this link:

Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life

 

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Changing your world, ONE Question at a time…

 

Can I listen to “my” Self?

Can I hear” my” Self?

Who is THAT One voice within?

The culture of peace and affirmation begins and ends inside us; the movement forward can only be elevated by the movement of our attention inward.  We become stewards of the Soul by becoming aware of Soul.  As we become aware and attentive to the One great Soul, unspoken words and conversations that we have within us are transformed; they become the guiding principles from which to live our life. 

A mind that is distracted by unnecessary things will always entertain, thoughts, feelings, emotions, perceptions, memories and associations that confuse, distract and overwhelm our subjective experience; our self engendered thinking becomes the self engendered suffering we experience in our daily and worldly life.

In our quest for new ways of living and Being in this world, we are eventually confronted by necessity to examine and investigate ALL core beliefs we have about ourselves and the world we live in and the “I” we imagine ourselves to be.  What lies have we been told about how to live life and how to be in life?  What lies do we tell ourselves that keeps us locked in the prison of our social conditioning?

The peace and affirmation we so desperately seek and need for a sustainable life will never find permanent residence in the form and phenomena that exists outside our selves.  It is only when we risk taking the journey within, that we will find the clarity, stability and authentic affirmation and expression of our own Being, which then corroborates and calibrates the words and conversations we need to have, without. 

Peace and affirmation are noble desires; their essence, foundation and core live in the values we entertain with regard to Who We Are. The movement forward is the movement towards a voice and Self that is still and quite.  It has no demands.  As we cultivate the culture of this inner connection with our attention, there comes a time when we realize that inherently within us, the One who is asking was the One we were seeking all along.      

Here’s the sixth question:

 

What unspoken words and conversations do I need to have or hear to foster a culture of peace and affirmation?

 

Q #4 ~ Ten Questions for a New Humanity…
July 27, 2009

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In January of this year [2009] I completed a small, self published title: Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life.  Within this book there is a segment called “Ten Questions for a New Humanity”.  I believe this to be a very important piece that has value, meaning, and relevance for those who are interested in creating a life that is congruent with their highest aspirations; for those who are looking to be the change in their own life and the world they live in.

My intent is simple, to stimulate a ripple effect by encouraging others to engage these ten questions consciously, mindfully, and purposefully, whether that be by journaling, meditative contemplation or direct dialogue with another or even within a group format.

For the next 10 consecutive days I will publish one question a day from Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life and Ten Questions for a New Humanity. It is my hope that these words may inspire you to begin or perhaps even deepen your own journey of enquiry into Who You Are.  It is my hope that by engaging these questions you will begin or extend your present conversation and connection you have with Self, “others” and our Earth, that it will spark greater levels of congruence within that One relationship.

  I encourage you to send a link from this blog to three of your friends or more who you think might be interested in participating within this conversation.  I want to invite you to post your own responses to each question when you feel guided, so that we all can share in the inspiration and words of wisdom that may unfold out of your own inner dialogue and vision.

If you would like to further support this initiative AND my work, you could also visit the online publisher of Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life; and, for a small investment, order the full colored “booklet”…

You can take a sneak peek inside the pages itself by visiting this link:

Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life

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Changing your world, ONE Question at a time…

In the world of form and phenomena there appears to be a finite number of choices that are responsible for an infinite number of changes.  Which of those choices will enhance, and which of those will detract you from your most innocent, most well intentioned desires?

The illusion of choice is that there appears to be choice.  While we might imagine or even believe that it is the “I” orchestrates the choice and change that may appear to occur in our world, the Universe itself, points that “I” towards its extinction.

Conventional reality suggests that there is a separate, distinct, identity scripting the impulse of an ever changing reality.  Ultimate reality suggests that for anything to occur, the entire Universe must itself concur in agreement for that very event, action, decision or choice to occur.

The presence of “I’ can only, ever, be an obstacle to the purest expressions of Being.  While the “I” might struggle and strive, calculate and confuse the most important of steps to be taken; it is the value of Being that underwrites all doing.

Life is uncertain. Change is uncertain.  Our fragile future is uncertain.  To move forward, there must be a radical transformation in the expression of our thinking, being and doing.  We must evolve the limitations of our external self, by engaging it actively within its own evolutionary impulse of an inner Self. 

What does not work is obvious, what will work remains unseen.  The bridge of evolution lies dormant within the consciousness of the one who struggles, the one who strives, the one who suffers and the who wants to figure it out. 

Change is inevitable.  Destruction is inevitable.  Life too, of some kind, is also inevitable.  What you need to do will become obvious as you ground yourself in the silent space between thoughts.  The choices and the decisions; the actions we need to take; the circumstances and situations that encompass all events will continue to come and go, guided and enhanced; elevated by the silence within you.  In silence you will find nothing; and from that no-thing will arise every-thing.       

Here’s the fourth question:

What changes do I need to make in the way I live my life that, if made, could improve the quality of my own well being and the wellbeing of the greater world?

 

Q #3 ~ Ten Questions for a New Humanity…
July 26, 2009

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In January of this year [2009] I completed a small, self published title: Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life.  Within this book there is a segment called “Ten Questions for a New Humanity”.  I believe this to be a very important piece that has value, meaning, and relevance for those who are interested in creating a life that is congruent with their highest aspirations; for those who are looking to be the change in their own life and the world they live in.

My intent is simple, to stimulate a ripple effect by encouraging others to engage these ten questions consciously, mindfully, and purposefully, whether that be by journaling, meditative contemplation or direct dialogue with another or even within a group format.

For the next 10 consecutive days I will publish one question a day from Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life and Ten Questions for a New Humanity. It is my hope that these words may inspire you to begin or perhaps even deepen your own journey of enquiry into Who You Are.  It is my hope that by engaging these questions you will begin or extend your present conversation and connection you have with Self, “others” and our Earth, that it will spark greater levels of congruence within that One relationship.

 I encourage you to send a link from this blog to three of your friends or more who you think might be interested in participating within this conversation.  I want to invite you to post your own responses to each question when you feel guided, so that we all can share in the inspiration and words of wisdom that may unfold out of your own inner dialogue and vision.

 

If you would like to further support this initiative AND my work, you could also visit the online publisher of Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life; and, for a small investment, order the full colored “booklet”…

You can take a sneak peek inside the pages itself by visiting this link:

 

Soulananda; The Essentials of a Good Life

 

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Changing your world, ONE Question at a time…

 What do you need? 

Why do you need what you need?

What will you do to achieve those needs?

Beyond the surface, are those needs any different than another?

 If we are honest with ourselves, willing to expose the vulnerability that lies at the heart of any need, we will ultimately find an impulse of innocence.  When we can remain grounded in the innocence of that need, by acknowledging and remembering it with our attention, the need can be cultivated beyond mere survival orientation. 

Peril and promise can be found in the present moment; with attention and awareness we have the ability to shift and transform individual needs to a level where they also impact and enhance the greater needs of the whole.  There is freedom and power in the innocence of every need; when we unleash that innocence by becoming aware of that innocence, we access the kind of freedom and power that can transform the greatest of our limitations; what was once bound, becomes unbound.

As we shift our orientation from the distraction of “out there”, settling into the quiet innocence “back there”; we re-orientate the nature of our thinking, being and doing to a new level of Being where all creation arises. 

At this level of stillness, in the ground of silence itself, the thinking, the being and the doing will naturally synchronize to an underlying unity, were all thinking, being and doing is inspired.  In the stillness of a quiet mind, the thinking, the being, and the doing, will inherently become the support of all sustainable action and need.

 Here’s the third question:

3)     How can I elevate the visions and aspirations I have for my life so they are synchronized in solidarity and kinship with all others?

 

 

 

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