Chapter 13

Creative Self-Discovery Color Me Bright When the birds of the world were first created, all were colored dull brown. They carried a tune nicely, but were not much to look at. The drab complexions of the birds disturbed Lion, king of all animals. Calling before him a...

Chapter 12

Applying Wisdom to Solve Problems OUR SPIRITUAL OBLIGATION The differences among meditative traditions become obvious in the ways they are designed to handle stress. Every human being must deal with problems, difficulties, and stressful conditions on a daily basis,...

Chapter 11

Invoking Wisdom Adding Wisdom To Love It is commonly thought that there are specific pathways to God: the path of faith, the path of good works, the path of devotion, the path of the will, and the path of wisdom. In India, for example, there are many different...

A Breath of Herman

We had paused to let the typewriter rest and to talk about the direction to take in the next three chapters. “I think we’ve presented a good introduction to using meditative techniques for understanding and healing the personality,” Carl said. “It’s time to shift our...

Chapter 10

Healing the Emotions IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH In medicine, the most dreaded of all diseases are those which are difficult to detect until they are so far advanced that it will be too late to provide effective treatment. This is one reason why cancer and heart...

Chapter 9

Mental Housecleaning Our Mental Household As people begin exploring the nature of their consciousness, they often confuse themselves unnecessarily. Being accustomed to thinking in terms of objects and things, they encounter difficulty in fitting together all the...

Chapter 8

Defining Values and Goals A Stable Structure In Consciousness One of the great tragedies, both in meditation and in daily living, occurs when people embark on noble endeavors without the capacity to complete them. It happens in meditation when we resolve to change a...

Chapter 7

Establishing an Enlightened Self-Image A Window To The Light “Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the fairest one of all?” the wicked queen was wont to ask. As long as her subconscious was strong enough to distort the oracle, the answer always was, “Why, you are,...

Chapter 6

The Skills We Need to Meditate Intelligent Cooperation Many people, unfortunately, believe that just making contact with our Higher Self is the entire purpose and work of meditation. Once this basic contact is achieved, they then “rest” in a state of identification...

Chapter 5

Entering the Meditative State Something Different Contacting our Higher Self in meditation is a bit more complex than plugging in a television set and turning it on. In just a matter of moments, the television connects to the right station and an image comes into...
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