Until we awaken from our sleepwalking slumber party – the experience of life for many – we usually either indulge our judgements of other people as being right or wrong, good or bad (for example, acting them out through road rage and domestic violence), suppress them, or attempt to change and get rid of them. … Continue reading Why be grateful for people who judge you?
"When this body had travelled around the Sun 17 times, I pondered the fact that it is impossible to imagine nothing. Now, a few more trips around that shining orb later, I marvel and stand in awe of the fact that it is impossible to imagine who and what I am ..." Whenever we … Continue reading We cannot imagine nothing …
I've noticed a tendency in some people to think they are "telling the truth" to others when in fact it is just their ego speaking. I'm not referring only to the vile abuse prevalent on some social media sites but to many live interactions I've had with people, male and female. At first, knowing no … Continue reading The power of empathic communication
The single greatest factor that holds most of us back from being the person we would love to be, who lives the life we would love to live ... is FEAR. And when it comes to our intimate relationships, fear can raise it's head big time. Most everyone I know feels some fear of … Continue reading Embracing our Fear of Intimacy
True devotion is choosing to rest attention into, and ultimately as, the silence of our mutual One Heart. To live in freedom we must consciously choose to love our Heart-Self, whose nature is freedom, more than we want the pleasures of the world. True devotion is not a conceptual thought – such as "I am … Continue reading The Choice of Non-dual Devotion
The Sacred Heart Prayers are meditations that embody a radical approach to manifesting change in our lives. The manifestation teachings that are out in the world revolve primarily, and often exclusively, on teaching the practitioner that they can "get whatever they want". These false teachings play to human egoity and mostly focus on getting more … Continue reading Conscious Love Intelligence
There are a number of principles, and a fundamental paradigm shift, that set the Assume the Change meditation apart from other manifestation processes. As far as I know it is unique. So, because the process is so different, I've written this Silent Wisdom post to give you a context for listening to the guided Assume … Continue reading Create Your Life from Love
Perpetual peace – the silent stillness of no-thought – cannot be found, brought about, gained or achieved through any practice or technique done by mind. This is the dilemma brought about in some novice mindfulness practitioners by the word "mind"fulness. It is a word coined in the early 20th Century by a writer who needed … Continue reading The peaceful Heart of mindfulness
I named this blog "Silent Wisdom" in honour of the silent, unfathomable, inexplicable knowing that resides in the Heart of us all as our mutual essence. Through personal sharing and stories I explore multiple facets of the diamond that is Heart-centred awareness. Along the way my intention is to elaborate on the principles of living … Continue reading What is the “Silent Wisdom” blog?
The way I see life is that we humans are rather like fish who live in an ocean. When the they are swimming around in the ocean, they probably don't think too much about it, it's just so obvious to them. Similarly, we have our existence in an ocean of consciousness whose very nature is … Continue reading Heartful self-compassion
How can a relationship weather the storms, even hurricanes, of conditioned thoughts and emotions that inevitably arise when two people come together in intimacy? The answer in my experience is unconditional Conscious Love. Nothing else has the power to take us through the emotional storms to the peace, joy and freedom that await us just … Continue reading A Great Love
When we're talking about soul, what do we actually mean by "soul"? To me, soul is consciousness, awareness, being, who we are, literally who we are in the truth and reality of the "IS-ness" of spiritual consciousness that is prior to and yet includes our human embodiment. This soul consciousness is timeless, formless, spaceless – … Continue reading What is a “Soulmate”?
My guess is there are a number of women in this world who would raise an eyebrow or two at the thought of me having the audacity to write about intimate relationships. But, as Chuck Spezzano once said, "Our greatest challenge is our greatest gift". So it was that, after a lifetime of often painful … Continue reading Who am I to Write about Relationships?