Conscious Aging with John Robinson, Ph.D.

Why I Write

January 29, 2015

Tags: Aging as Enlightenment

After seven books and a novel, after following a trail of mystical footprints for twenty-five years, I have come to an understanding of aging that is unique, revolutionary and real. From direct experience I have learned that aging opens a passage from human to divine in this lifetime. Handled skillfully, it can take us (more…)

Ambition versus Transcendence: The Challenge of Aging

January 9, 2015

Tags: Ego, Ambition, Enlightenment

After submitting a presenter's application form for a spirituality and aging conference, and sending my novel manuscript off for reader review, I dreamed I was stuck in total gridlock traffic at an intersection; every time the light changed and I tried to turn right across multiple lanes of traffic, I would be stuck. Later (more…)

Mindfulness, Transformation and Incarnation

January 7, 2015

Tags: Mindfulness, Transformation and Incarnation

The practice of Mindfulness reveals our thought patterns and their consequences, and it can awaken and sharpen our consciousness, but did you know that it is also the threshold of the human-divine transformation? In pure consciousness I am the divine being and the world is me. And that leads to an important realization about (more…)

Looking Back: Aging is a Transformation of Self and Consciousness

January 5, 2015

Tags: Review

As I look back on this evolving blog, I see how much it has become about the Second Secret in The Three Secrets of Aging: "Aging is a Transformation of Self and Consciousness." The reason for this focus is twofold: 1) this process needs to be described for any who wish to explore it, and 2) (more…)

Experienced Silence is the Laboratory of Divine Transformation

January 5, 2015

Tags: Enlightenment, evolution, the New Human

Silence has long been understood to be the entrance into divine consciousness. When we intentionally experience the fathomless mystery of consciousness behind thought, we discover that it is alive, aware, and transforming. Experiencing this divine consciousness invites it into our body, into our interior, where it bathes every cell with conscious being. This is (more…)


January 3, 2015

Tags: Realization

Happiness, love and freedom for everything to be the way it is (rather than the way we think it is) - that's what we come to as we arrive in this final stage of spiritual growth, because it's all God and we are God too, and all is one. As long as you think (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
"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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