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Aging and the Silent Mind

I remember my grandmother sitting alone in the sunny back yard - not lonely but quiet, in touch with something larger than her mind - stillness, silence, consciousness.

I remember my mother sliding into dementia and watching her mind become silent, silent and empty (until childhood abandonment pain would surface from the unlocking compartments  Read More 
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A Space Beyond Self

There is a time when the edifice of self disappears in the silence and stillness of now. We find it sometimes in meditation, deep quiet, self-forgetting creativity or the profound peace of nature. We enter a space beyond identity, goals, purpose, time, ambition and expectations, beyond our emotional fear-contraction, beyond the illusion of a  Read More 
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The New Human and the Conventional Personality

Because extraordinary differences exists between the New Human and our conventional personality, I thought it might be use to contrast them.

My ordinary personality is…
• Organized around the ego "me" and the persona I cultivate to handle insecurity, fear, and uncertainty.
• Largely self-centered in its concerns
• Reactive in my emotionality and contracted in its  Read More 
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