What is Love?

This is an excerpt from the draft manuscript of my upcoming book. What is Love? Love, as a word, is one of the most commonly used terms present in the lexicon of spirituality.  Yet when it is used, it is often in an ambiguous sense that assumes the reader immediately…

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Getting Things Done

Since becoming more conscious, I am no longer motivated to participate in the world.  And yet the world has many demands that I cannot ignore.  How do I tackle the things that need to get done, even though I’m not motivated to do them anymore and don’t really see the…

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What to Look for in a Spiritual Teacher

Note: I originally wrote this article for the Nondual Orlando website, but decided that it represented a limited viewpoint which emphasizes the importance of independent, Self-realized teachers as opposed to more conventional and institutionalized approaches.  It did not really belong on the nondual website because it effectively dismisses a wide…

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An Experience of Awakening

What ‘is’ an ‘awakening’? Many people, because they have not actually experienced it for themselves, misunderstand the nature of what a true and authentic spiritual awakening really is. There is nothing wrong with this of course, but for those who wish to understand – perhaps an explanation, of sorts, will…

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