Conscious Aging with John Robinson, Ph.D.

An Experiment in Divine Wisdom

August 5, 2018

Tags: Wisdom, Sufi, Divine Consciousness

Sufis say that the source of all wisdom is God and that when mystical unveiling dissolves our mistaken identity, we will find that our own consciousness and being are in fact God’s Consciousness and Being. Wisdom flows from that unity.

Rumi tells us,
…when you look for God
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A Heavenly Thought Experiment

July 13, 2015

Tags: Divine Consciousness, Divinization, Awakening

Here's a thought experiment. What if we all stopped for a moment at the very same time, stopped thinking, talking, doing, going, spending, and planning, and simply woke up to where we were? What if we all took a break from our frenzied schedules and breathed quietly as we looked around us, looked at (more…)

The Illusion of Separation Is A Product of Mind

February 14, 2015

Tags: Divine Consciousness, Divinization, Awakening

We are God. It's only our refusal to know, feel and experience this pure, divine consciousness that keeps us locked the prison of personality and belief. At its center, the personality is hollow yet full of divine loving consciousness. Though surrounded by endlessly orbiting beliefs, self-ideas, impulses, plans and expectations, in the still silence (more…)

More on Becoming God

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…)

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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