Humble Confidence — Critical Distinctions

Some time ago, I wrote an article on humble confidence that created its share of confusion and disagreements. This revealed several things: The inadequacy of the human language to discuss spiritual things, The lack of skill of the writer, and The lack of sufficient creative intelligence of the reader to bridge the communication gap. Even … More Humble Confidence — Critical Distinctions

Being There

One of the most spiritually profound movies I’ve ever seen was the 1979 comedy named Being There, with Peter Sellers (1925–1980) as the star. The movie poster suggests its spiritual nature, but the scene-by-scene depiction of Chauncey Gardiner (a.k.a. Chance the gardener), masks the true power of this meek individual. The ironic humor of this … More Being There

Barriers to Miracles

A rock cannot perform a miracle. It is an artifact of this physical universe. Miracles are done from the viewpoint of spirit; not from the body or ego. If anything is important in our life, then likely we are not in spirit. And by “important” I mean anything that causes us concern, worry, fear, anger, … More Barriers to Miracles

Reverse Vectors — Methods for Removing Fear and Doubt from Prayer

Fixing the Stalled Prayer or Miracle God wants us to grow up. He wants us to learn how to ask properly. Learning this requires that we take full responsibility, retain utter humility and unconditional love, and muster fearless confidence. Quite often these seem more difficult than they sound. Fear can get in the way. So … More Reverse Vectors — Methods for Removing Fear and Doubt from Prayer

Religion vs. Spirituality — How to Make Sense of Them Both

The topics of religion and spirituality remain a highly confused mix. Some religious people shy away from spirituality, not understanding what it truly means. Some spiritual people shy away from religion, thinking it’s all bad. There is some truth to both their viewpoints. Both can become corrupted by ego and self-concern. Virtually all religions start … More Religion vs. Spirituality — How to Make Sense of Them Both

Creativity, Internet, Websites, Books, Software and Videos… Oh, My!

I love being creative. It’s what I live for. Channeling all that creative energy has remained a challenge. I’ve made mistakes; some big ones. But I don’t regret any of it. All of it has been a richly rewarding, learning experience. In this article, I discuss my current projects and the arc of my own … More Creativity, Internet, Websites, Books, Software and Videos… Oh, My!

How Science Fails to Recognize Initial Conditions

Science relies heavily on replication—the ability to repeat phenomena given the same inputs and conditions. If a phenomenon cannot be replicated, then one unavoidable possibility is that the initial conditions have not yet been replicated. The only other possibility is that the known conditions were not causally linked, so it’s likely the phenomenon will never … More How Science Fails to Recognize Initial Conditions