SoulBlog Archive

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25 Years of The Seat of the Soul (3/25/14)

Twenty–five years ago I published a book that I did not know if anyone would read. My publisher had been waiting seven years for a sequel to my first book, The Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics…


Conscious Christmas or Unconscious Christmas (12/19/13)

What would a conscious Christmas look like? It would look like the Christ – loving others, caring about others without second agendas, no attempt to impress, patient, and caring…


Stretching Yourself (11/26/13)

Commitment is a stretch when you commit to something new, something constructive and healthy, and stick to it, such as commitment to your integrity…


The Big Choice (10/29/13)

Have you ever wondered why things happen the way they do in your life? Have you ever considered that the creation of your experiences, like the creation of everything else…


We Can Do Better Than Attack Syria (9/11/13)

The requirements for our evolution have changed. Survival is no longer sufficient. Our evolution now requires us to develop spiritually…


Knowledge, Power, and Responsibility (8/15/13)

When you learn something that others don’t know, and that could support them, you have a responsibility to share it…


Unworthiness (7/11/13)

What is unworthiness? Of course, it is the awareness of a part of your personality that says to itself, “I am unworthy,” for example, I am unworthy of the love that I have in my life…


Love – The Holy Perception (6/19/13)

Love is so big, so inclusive, so encompassing that no definition can contain it. Love is not only the love with a little “L”, such as the love of a parent…


Forgiveness and Freedom (5/16/13)

The idea that forgiveness is something you do for someone else results from the perception of power as the ability to manipulate and control…


Clarity and Sharing (4/23/13)

What you share is not as important as why you share it. For example, sharing with the intention to impress people with your generosity, intelligence, or good nature is not the same as…


How to Stop the Bombing (4/17/13)

The great sadness that enveloped the people of Boston and the participants in the Boston Marathon is the same great sadness that envelopes people everywhere in our global village…Keep Reading


Humbleness (3/19/13)

The characteristics of an authentically empowered personality are humbleness, clarity, forgiveness, and Love. Love is the big one. Each time you have the courage to feel the sensations beneath the impulse to shout in anger…Keep Reading


The Shocking Truth About Compassion (2/11/13)

An alcoholic demanded to return home from a treatment center. His wife felt that being home where she could take care of him was a good thing even though the staff at the center strongly advised otherwise…Keep Reading


Why Painful Things Happen to Good People (1/16/2013)

A responsible choice is a choice that creates consequences that you are willing to assume responsibility for. For example, you may usually shout when you become angry…Keep Reading


Solstice Greetings (12/21/2012)

May you and your families and friends have a deep and meaningful Solstice! May your relationships with them become spiritual partnerships….Keep Reading


Pulling the Root of Violence (12/18/2012)

The deaths of the children and adults who tried to protect them in the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut renewed the debate about how to prevent this kind of violence…Keep Reading


Twin Miracles (12/15/2012)

There are two solstices each year. These are astronomical moments when the light is greatest and the dark is least (Summer Solstice) and when the light is least and darkness is greatest (Winter Solstice)…Keep Reading


Celebrating Each Other (11/20/2012)

The Celebrating Gary’s 70th Birthday page that Linda created turned out to be more profound for me than I imagined it could…Keep Reading


River of Love (10/16/2012)

I am so grateful for the many sharings I have received in celebration of my 70th birthday. They arrive daily from North America and around the world – Europe, South America, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand, from young, middle-age, and elderly people, male and female…Keep Reading


Birthdays and Deathdays (9/25/2012)

Birthdays and death days are markers on a soul’s journey into awareness and freedom. Not all souls choose experiences of physicalness – learning in the domain of time, space, matter, and duality that we call home for a short time…Keep Reading


See Gary and Oprah on TV Again – Anytime (8/21/2012)

Here is the backstory: In late fall 1998 one of Oprah’s producers called me – would I like to come to Chicago for a short interview with Oprah? Oprah and I had spoken by phone a few times over the previous years…Keep Reading


Special Operations of the Heart (7/9/2012)

In the mid-eighties a young couple told a private conference of scientists, academics, sociologists, and writers that they would be working with the U.S. Army on a program involving exceptional human capabilities and were asking for advice from their colleagues…Keep Reading


Six Things You Can Learn From Guilt (6/4/2012)

Many people think that guilt is a natural experience. It is a familiar experience, but it is not healthy or productive. It serves no constructive purpose…Keep Reading


Spring Cleaning (5/16/2012)

Windows are open wide in the Spring, carpets hang outside on the line, and the breeze is gentle and warm. It is the best time to rid yourself of unwanted accumulations, vacuum the dust, take down cobwebs, and challenge your fears…Keep Reading


Love and Gravity (4/19/2012)

Buckminster Fuller said, Love is metaphysical gravity. I agree. What else could it be? Without gravity you would float like an astronaut in a spacecraft. Up and down would mean nothing to you…Keep Reading


The Real Deal (3/21/2012)

Authentic power is the real deal. You can’t inherit it, buy it, or win it. You also can’t lose it. You don’t need to build your body, reputation, wealth, or charisma to get it…Keep Reading


Looking Back on Valentine’s Day (2/19/2012)

Valentine’s Day – the day of roses, heart-shaped boxes, and cupids with arrows – is past, which is symbolic because the age of equating love with roses, heart-shaped boxes, and cupids is passing. In this age that is passing, we often mistook need for love…Keep Reading


Occupy Your Heart (1/23/2012)

The Occupy movement continues to spread around the world despite beatings, arrests, evictions, and the loss of so much personal property, frequently by people who have little personal property. The energy in general, as far as I can see, is not defiant in a superior way or angry in a personal way…Keep Reading


Solstice Joy (12/12/2011)

The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory…Keep Reading


Occupy Wall Street – A Thousand Thanks (09/30/2011)

A thousand thanks to the people in Liberty Plaza and places like it who are giving voice to much that is destructive and painful about our social structures and what lies beyond them…Keep Reading


The Way You Sing It (09/22/2011)

A friend took a trip to New Orleans after Katrina. He is a jazz musician and singer. He has been most of his life, and he feels that jazz is the greatest thing that has happened in America…Keep Reading


Compassion and Congress (08/06/2011)

As anger at the taxpayer-funded salvage of America’s largest banks and most inefficient industries exploded into rage over enormous reductions in care to the most vulnerable…Keep Reading


Gratitude for Oprah (06/10/2011)

Oprah first called me a few years after The Seat of the Soul was published. I lived in a small mountain town, I didn’t have a TV, and the town cable didn’t offer ABC anyway…Keep Reading


The IMF, Sex, And Authentic Power (05/24/2011)

The worlds of politics and gossip are fixated on the arrest and indictment of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), for multiple first-degree…Keep Reading


A Safer And Better World With Or Without Osama Bin Laden (05/06/2011)

The world is not a better or safer place because Osama bin Laden is gone from it. Nothing has changed. Violence has created violence, which has created violence, in an endless…Keep Reading


Signal and Noise (1/26/11)

The signal-to-noise ratio tells us how clearly we receive information. Little noise and mostly signal is good. Satellite, cell phone, and TV reception are clear. Static, cross-talk, and other signals are bad. The signal is blocked…Keep Reading


Now and Forever the Deepest Cause (1/13/2011)

Blaming right wing politicians and commentators for the Arizona massacre, even those that are righteously brutal, cruel, and inciting to violence, deflects attention from its real cause. Blaming anyone always deflects attention from the real cause…Keep Reading


The Winter Solstice (12/20/2010)

At the Winter Solstice the night is longest and the day is shortest. Cold envelops the Earth, trees are naked, the sky is grey, and the ground is frozen. When my life feels like that, even in the summer when the sun is bright and the breeze is warm…Keep Reading


What are Spiritual Partnerships? (10/4/2010)

TSpiritual partnerships are the most fulfilling, substantive, and deep relationships possible. They are relationships between equals for the purpose of spiritual growth…Keep Reading


Join the Conversation… (10/2/2010)

Our work with spiritual partnership has been a truly amazing adventure that continues to evolve every day. As we give workshops and continue to experience the profound transformations…Keep Reading


What Gives You Meaning in Your Life? (9/27/2010)

Contributing to the new humanity gives me meaning beyond anything I could have possibly imagined. I write books, give events, and create programs to teach about creating authentic power…Keep Reading


What is the Definition of Soul? (9/24/2010)

Many people are beginning to experience themselves as more than they thought they were, as more than bodies and minds, tissues and organs. The something more is your soul…Keep Reading