The world says a poor man is a man without money. I would call no man poor, for each has his life before him. In terms of the world, a man who is poor has no dreams, or has no dreams he feels great passion for.
Do not mourn for the past. All the past is going to be forgotten,
beloveds. Summations of history may last a while, yet the world does
not remember all the people who passed through it. You and all your
loved ones will be forgotten. I know that makes you sad, but, look, all
of this that you know of life is but a wave of the Ocean. There is no
From the laughter of children at play to the golden rays of the sun beaming through the sky at sunset, the eternal song of love permeates all creation. Each beat of our heart pulses to this rhythm in a majestic and graceful dance connecting us to everyone and everything.
As we explore ever more deeply each week what I have described as The Holy Experience, we have said that the easiest way to engage the experience is to share it with others. Yet how to share this experience? First, we must decide what The Holy Experience is. For me, it is the experience of Oneness. It is the experience of Oneness with God and Oneness with each other.
Beloved one, I would speak with you again about remembering Who you
are, remembering how it feels to live life as the master, which is Who
and What you are and always have been: very creative masters who have
created great, great drama for the sheer knowing of how creative you
can be. Being the extension of the one Creator, it is in your nature to
There is a tendency to dismiss the experience of Self-Awareness if it is not both immediate and eternal. In actual practice it is most often neither.
One rarely finds one's way to Self-Awareness with the first step on the journey (this is not impossible, mind you, but it is rare), and one rarely remains in this place the first time one arrives there. One wants to , but one rarely does. So much is calling us back. So much is pulling us, tugging at us, drawing us back into the Life That We Have Led, and at times that seems like what is "real," and the life of an Enlightened One, the life of an Enlarged Being, seems very "UNreal"...and can even seem unwanted.
To live the life of an Enlarged Being, so many of the short-term pleasures that can lead to long-term damage to ourselves and others have to be by-passed, set aside, avoided, skipped, that we can begin to wonder, what is the point of it all?