Sweet Silence

I am constantly amazed at how the treasure of silence and deep quiet are so completely forgotten or deliberately ignored in today’s busy world. Of course, to be completely unconscious of their immense value is understandable: After all, as Gurujieff said, “Most humans live their lives in a state of hypnotic, waking sleep.” Living unconsciously, […]

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Surprised In Seattle

If you are familiar with the Waking Up work, you know about the action of connecting the eyes to the heart. This practice is based on the Indian experience of darshan, or “seeing the Master face to face,” in which a Master or Guru sits in front of the satsang and gazes into the eyes […]

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On the Road in the Kingdom of Materialism

Babbie and I are on a road trip through the Northwest. So far, we have driven more than 2,500 miles. In addition to the beauty we have seen all around us, it is hard not to be impressed by the visible success of the worship of materialism.

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