“Who Meditates?” A 20-Minute Alternative Guide to Meditation – Jeff Foster

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Book Review: Sportuality: Finding Joy In The Games by Jeanne Hess

Sportuality: Finding Joy In The Games by Jeanne Hess sets forth a central argument that sports are known and appreciated universally.

We should laugh everyday!!

Jeanne Hess explains that laughter is like an internal massage which provides isometric abdominal exercise to tone muscles. Laughter increases levels of natural killer (NK) cells and antibodies which lead to boosting the immune system. In addition, laughter reduces blood pressure and the heart rate if practiced regularly. Lastly, laughing improves social interaction and leads to better bonding between individuals, small groups and even teams.

Living at a time of crisis

http://m.journaltimes.com/lifestyles/senior_news/to-your-health-living-at-a-time-of-crisis/article_e25e9352-5bea-11e1-a227-0019bb2963f4.html

Beyond Me by Frank Huguenard

Beyond Me takes the viewer on a trip through the cosmos and down to the scale of quantum physics, explores the instinctive migration patterns of animals, and draws a link between animal instincts and human personality disorders. It then goes on to suggest that all of human suffering and misery comes as a result of impressions made on our consciousness over hundreds and even thousands of lifetimes, and that the solution for removing these impressions, thereby lessening our suffering, is through the art of meditation.

  • “There is no matter as such. All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force which brings the particle of an atom to vibration and holds this most minute solar system of the atom together …We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent mind. This mind is the matrix of all matter” Max Planck
  • consciousness is a continuum
  • if a parent meditates their children receive a direct benefit benefit from the parent’s meditation
  • our egos stop at nothing to defend themselves
  • Bruce Lipton “molecularly and functionally, the cell membrane is the same as a computer chip and the nucleus with the genes is the hard disc with programs in it;  the data I type on the keyboard operates the mechanism, the cell membrane is a keyboard and that the environment is the typist and as the cell goes from one environment to another environment whatever the conditions are in that environment they type on the receptors (which are the keys) and then illicit programs form the genes. We’re not programmed from the genes we are a direct aspect of our environment”
  • it wasn’t random genetic mutations that caused evolutionary growth but rather consciousness, that pushed evolution to create new and advanced physical forms
  • you are a bio computer, it makes sense to maintain a healthy human consciousness requires the same level of attention on system maintenance that a computer does!
  • through meditation we can increase our vibrational frequency.

The Collective Evolution II: The Human Experience

  • we have chosen to forget who we truly are
  • animal food chain? reflection of our conscious state4
  • the planet is reflecting us
  • everything is shared
  • the soul experiences itself through the body
  • we create conditions for the body
  • sun-gazing – going directly to source
  • we are not our bodies, we are having an experience on this planet
  • there is not tragedy, no death
  • we have created a system where we are enslaved to work the vast majority of our lives doing things we do not enjoy just to earn pieces of paper
  • human intention and consciousness are inherently connected to all living things
  • matter is vibrating energy, no matter, no solidity, until we define, it is pure potentiality
  • change has to happen within each one of us
  • The Shift: energetically we are changing, our consciousness is changing so we are reflecting something completely differently
  • we have forgotten who and what we truly are and allowed the mind  to become locked in a prison it doesn’t know exists
  • “Observations not only disturb what is to be measured, the produce it”. Pascual Jordan
  • become aware of the ego, recognise that it is from what we operate from and that you are the one observing it

Wisdom from Hale

http://www.care2.com/greenliving/wisdom-from-hale-dwoskin.html

Will Authentic Inspiration Finally Find Its Way to the Air Waves?: GATE Rocks the House by Denise Lumiere

The star-studded evening event of GATE 2 took place with celebrities, top authors and new philosophers, entertainers, researchers and psychologists…..

With ‘Super Soul Sunday’ shows Oprah Winfrey continues her role as spiritual leader by Brett Buckner

On Sunday mornings, Pam Kirkland of Jacksonville attends what she jokingly calls “the Church of Me.”

 

The Third Jesus by Deepak Chopra – The Gospel of Enlightenment – Karma: Reaping and Sowing

One of the Buddhist teachings that as an old Sacred Heart Convent Girl it took me a while to assimilate is Karma, and Dr Chopra has this to say:

Karma – Reaping and Sowing

“The primary tenet of Karma is that every action works like a seed that sprouts and brings fruit in the form of a result. Jesus isn’t identified with such an Eastern concept, yet he famously said, “As you sow, so shall you reap”.

Christ didn’t use the word Karma, but throughout the Gospels  we are told that every action has a consequence, either here or in Heaven.

Christ’s version of Karma

  • “Every action leads to a result
  • Good actions have good results, bad actions bad results
  • Every action is seen and weighed. Nothing can be hidden or kept secret
  • If your actions are good, you will grow spiritually
  • As you grow, your thoughts and wishes will manifest in the material world. Karma operates faster and more consciously”

The Third Jesus by Deepak Chopra – The World as Illusion

The ultimate learning in Buddhism is the understanding of Emptiness. What did Christ say ?

Christ said ” Give to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, give to God the things that are God’s” and also “For those who have, more will be given, and they will have an abundance”. How to resolve such contradictions?

Jesus taught us that the world is an illusion. If material things are a dream, it makes sense to pay them no heed. The mind is pulled away from spiritual goals by mistaking money, possessions and status as real.

Separating illusion from reality doesn’t usually happen all at once. What we experience as reality changes in different stages of consciousness.