Conscious Aging with John Robinson, Ph.D.

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December 17, 2014

Tags: Divine Consciousness, Divinization, Awakening

A leaf knows it’s a leaf but it doesn't try to be the whole tree or something other than what it is, and what a miracle it is - how the leaf grows, changes color, absorbs the suns energy through photosynthesis, dries up and falls to the ground, to feed the little creatures (more…)

Is Service to Others a Duty or a Joy?

December 14, 2014

Tags: Joy and Service

Over the years, I have felt a little guilty about not doing more for others. Yes, I taught at a large spirituality center, put on men's gatherings, presented at conferences and hospitals, shared by understanding of life in books, worked as a psychotherapist for three decades, but all these forms of service came from (more…)

The Next Step

December 12, 2014

Tags: The Divine Human

The next step in the birth of the divine human is the genuinely felt realization, "I am God." This realization does not refer to the fictional self - my identity, my beliefs, my body, my problems, as if John Robinson were God. No, it refers to the direct experience of thought-free consciousness as everywhere, (more…)

Becoming the New Human, Becoming Divine

December 8, 2014

Tags: The New Human

The blogs on this website have been moving inexorably toward the idea that evolution has shifted from the biological - the slowest, taking millions of years of mutations and natural selection, to the cultural - much faster, accelerating with each generation and its technological advances, allowing the human-computer interface to change the way we think and (more…)

Breakthrough - A Spiritual Novel for the Second Half of Life

December 3, 2014

Tags: Aging, Spiritual Transformation, the New Human

I haven't blogged a while because I've been busy working on a novel (an earlier version is serialized on the website). One editor calls it "a novel of ideas" because it explores so many facets of the mystical experience through conversations between the main characters, giving me an opportunity to engage the implications of (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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