Conscious Aging with John Robinson, Ph.D.

The Shift Toward Enlightened Consciousness

August 28, 2013

Tags: Aging, Personal and Spiritual Growth

There is a shift that happens as we get older. I believe it is natural to the experience of aging. It happens when awareness becomes more important than its content, when consciousness is preferable to concepts, when mindful alertness opens the senses to the amazing grace of living without words. All our lives we (more…)

Divine Birth in the Aging Manger

August 20, 2013

Tags: Aging, Personal and Spiritual Growth

As we release the past, cease performing old roles and duties, and make space for new possibilities, something begins to happen inside - a new birth of consciousness. Buried beneath the tarmac of decades of performing, this new consciousness may be your divine birth, the birth of a new way of being in the (more…)

It All Comes Back to Silence

August 15, 2013

Tags: Spiritual Realization

The World of Man is made up entirely of thought - thoughts that tell you what things are, how things work, what everyone should believe, and what's wrong with you. The latter category of thoughts - what's wrong with you - are the most damaging and controlling. All through childhood we learn the standards (more…)

Where I'm Coming From

August 2, 2013

I concluded my recent webinar by sharing my interfaith ordination sermon. I was amazed at how reading it aloud still affects me. This short piece speaks of where this path has taken me. I share it with you to put my work into perspective.

The poet William Stafford says: (The Way It Is by (more…)

Selected Works

Mystical Aging
With our unprecedented longevity, aging has become a new developmental stage in the human life cycle. Conscious sacred aging now offers humanity the profound opportunity of realizing we are already divine beings in a divine world.
Spiritual Fiction
"Hold on to you seatbelts! A gripping story of the stages of the soul in later life." Harry R. Moody, Ph.D., Editor, Human Values in Aging Newsletter, retired Vice President and Director of Academic Affairs for AARP in Washington, DC. and author of The Five Stages of the Soul.
Aging Men, Mythology, Spirituality
Brilliant. Struggling to retire at age 78, I eagerly read this in search for a road map through my own disorientation and depression. The ideas in this book are illuminating, provocative and challenging. I know I will read it again and again.
Memoir, Mind-Body-Spirit
The Three Secrets of Aging invites us to uncover, discover, and recover our optimum Selves." Angeles Arrien, Ph.D., Author: The Second Half of Life.
Elder Fairy Tales
"A guide to finding hidden wisdom in classic tales a rich feast." Jonathan Young, PhD, Founding Curator, Joseph Campbell Archives
Nonfiction, Mind-Body-Spirit
"The radical but universal teaching that the sacred marriage of heaven and earth is possible." Matthew Fox, author of 28 books on Creation Spirituality
Non-fiction, Body-Mind-Spirit
A work of tremendous spiritual vision, courage and insight, Ordinary Enlightenment makes God as real and tangible as the morning sunlight. John Gray, Author: Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus
Psychology/Spirituality/Men's Issues
"Dr. Robinson has written a book from his heart...More than a book, it is a story, a meditation, a celebration and a map of the potential transformation of men..." Robert Johnson, Author He, She, We
Psychology/Spirituality
"I wish you the very best of luck in bringing out your work...Its value is evident to me and you deserve a large and grateful audience for it." Kenneth Ring, Ph.D., Author Heading Toward Omega

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