The Call to Awaken

The Call to Awaken

Below is an apt description of the Seeker.  What causes it to arise, how it comes on the scene, some of the initial experiences it creates, and the shifts it brings to a person’s life. Everyone gets the call, often more than once. It has been described by countless people in similar ways for as long as humans have been pondering life’s intricacies. The Seeker hears the call and answers it. An answered call may ring again at a future…

Gapless Awareness

Gapless Awareness

Awareness is the natural, innate, knowing quality of mind that is with us all the time. We cannot function without awareness; we would have no experience of anything without awareness. However, we do not always recognize it. In fact, most of the time we don’t. Meditation teaches us to recognize the awareness that we already have.   There are three types of awareness: normal awareness, which we experience before we learn to meditate; meditative awareness, which comes with the recognition…

The Attributes of Growth

The Attributes of Growth

This post argues that certain traits are necessary to be sincerely engaged in self-growth, self-healing and spiritual development. These traits come into play in the distance event that each of these really are—a marathon, not a sprint or a few laps. Of course everyone wants to grow, heal and develop their spirituality. That wish, intention and aspiration is universal. Everyone is enthusiastic at the starting line. That’s easy and a given. The traits are crucial in making it to the…

Compilation of Healing Posts

Compilation of Healing Posts

What a Healer Knows: The healer knows healing is a mystery and revels that it’s so. Being a mystery doesn’t make healing unknowable. Healing is learned by practice on self and others, but known only when it becomes your worldview. In knowing healing, the healer knows it doesn’t follow convention. The healer knows convention can’t vision the healed hiding under the unhealed.   — Pamir Kiciman Healing is a specialty. It has unique qualities, its own environment and set of…

Compilation of Heart Posts

Compilation of Heart Posts

Running a blog is a varied experience, and when to publish what depends on many things. Sometimes the writing comes from inspiration, sometimes it’s a creative light bulb, often it answers questions that are asked a lot, and many times content comes from what the need is, what people are presenting with, the challenges and difficulties of being human. Today, it’s for this reason that I’m posting and also because this is the third in the compilation series. The previous…