Gentle Intent – How to Tap into the Creative Force of the Universe (and Not Mind What Happens!)

Goals, Intentions, Desires, Wants, Needs, Necessaries, Gentle Intent.

What to do? Buddhism and many other philosophies tell us that desires are the very things that will hamper us getting what we want. Law of Attraction (LOA) principles state you must desire, then ask for it, then be willing to receive it; and then there is the more traditional, Western approach to goal-setting, where you are encouraged to set a goal and do what it takes to achieve it. This is all so confusing! Who is right? Well, my answer is all and none of them. Continue reading

Do You Want To Know My Secret?

Many years ago, Philip told me about a story of Krishnamurti, the Indian speaker and writer on spiritual and philosophical matters. I recently found it, as written by Jim Dreaver, and post it here:

There’s a story about J. Krishnamurti that speaks reams about what it means to be free of the limiting, fear-based pattern of thinking. Every spring he used to give talks in a beautiful oak grove in Ojai, in southern California. He had been speaking there for over sixty years. On this particular occasion when I went to hear him, in the late nineteen-seventies, there must have been close to two thousand people in attendance, sitting on the grass, or in their folding chairs. Continue reading