Do Nothing for 2 Minutes. Ernest Holmes. Biography Holmes was born January 21, 1887, in Lincoln, Maine to a poor family.
He left school and his family in Maine for Boston, Massachusetts at age 15. From 1908 to 1910 he worked in a store to pay for his tuition at the Leland Powers School of Expression in Boston. There he was introduced to Mary Baker Eddy's Science and Health, as well as Christian Science. The Definitive Manifesto for Handling Haters: Anne Lamott on Priorities and How We Keep Ourselves Small by People-Pleasing. Athene's Theory of Everything.
Hello humankindness. Harvard Study Unveils What Meditation Literally Does To The Brain. Alan Watts ~ Why Money Rules Your Life. The Well of Being: An Extraordinary Children’s Book for Grownups about the Art of Living with Openhearted Immediacy. By Maria Popova A lyrical invitation to awaken from the trance of the limiting stories we tell ourselves and just live.
“This is the greatest damn thing about the universe,” Henry Miller wrote in his magnificent meditation on the meaning of existence, “that we can know so much, recognize so much, dissect, do everything, and we can’t grasp it.” Paradoxically enough, the fragment of the universe we seem least equipped to grasp is the truth of who we ourselves are. Who are we, really, when we silence the ego’s shrill commands about who we should be, and simply listen to the song of life as it sings itself through us?
Succumbing neither to religiosity nor to scientism, neither to myth nor to materialism, Weill dances across the Big Bang, the teachings of the 18th-century Italian philosopher and mystic Ramchal, evolution, 9/11, and life’s most poetic and philosophical dimensions. Hubert%20Benoit%20-%20The%20Supreme%20Doctrine%20-%20Zen%20and%20the%20Psychology%20of%20Transformation.pdf. Hubert%20Benoit%20-%20The%20Supreme%20Doctrine%20-%20Zen%20and%20the%20Psychology%20of%20Transformation.pdf. Benoit.
25 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Buddha. “If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” ~ Buddha There are so many beautiful, powerful and life changing lessons I have learned from studying Buddhism and from reading many of Buddha’s quotes.
And today I want to share 25 of these beautiful lessons with you. Here are 25 Life Changing Lessons from Buddha: “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.” “A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.” “A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.” Non-Duality America. Always Already – Ken Wilber [Random Viewpoints] Upon arrival, I swelled up in [almost] instant disappointment after learning that my chiropractor appointment was actually next Thursday (I drove almost an hour in fog/rain conditions mind you…ugh).
Subsequently I politely excused myself and went to the restroom. I decided to ask the person at the counter if they could possibly accommodate my mistake given the pain I was ‘experiencing’ and since I was already ‘there.’ They said they would try but it was unlikely so late in the day. So I took a seat and found out that there were several other walk-ins that day who were turned away. A few minutes later I was informed that it would be over an hour wait (possibly longer) but they would in fact work me in. This was the very first time I ever read these words – although miraculously I discovered that someone sent me a .pdf document of this almost two years ago. N-joy! The Brilliant Clarity of Ever-Present Awareness. You are the river: An interview with Ken Wilber.
Ken Wilber may be the most important living philosopher you’ve never heard of.
He’s written dozens of books but you’d be hard-pressed to find his name in a mainstream magazine. Still, Wilber has a passionate — almost cultlike — following in certain circles, as well as some famous fans. Bill Clinton and Al Gore have praised Wilber’s books. Non-Duality America. Ken Wilber Integral Transformation Tami Simon speaks with Ken Wilber, in the first of a two-part series.
Ken is one of the most influential and widely read American philosophers of our time. He is the founder of the Integral Institute and has published over 25 books, including A Brief History of Everything, and The Simple Feeling of Being. Ken discusses, “What is genuine transformation?”. (18.3 MB | 40 minutes) Non-Duality America. Holon (Koestler) A holon (Greek: ὅλον, holon neuter form of ὅλος, holos "whole") is something that is simultaneously a whole and a part.
The word was coined by Arthur Koestler in his book The Ghost in the Machine (1967, p. 48). Koestler was compelled by two observations in proposing the notion of the holon. The first observation was influenced by Nobel Prize winner Herbert A. Simon's parable of the two watchmakers, wherein Simon concludes that complex systems will evolve from simple systems much more rapidly if there are stable intermediate forms present in that evolutionary process than if they are not present. The second observation was made by Koestler himself in his analysis of hierarchies and stable intermediate forms in both living organisms and social organizations.
He concluded that, although it is easy to identify sub-wholes or parts, wholes and parts in an absolute sense do not exist anywhere. Holon (philosophy) HOLONS, TRANSVERSALS and NARRATING. HOLON AND TRANSORGANIZATION THEORYBy David Boje September 30, 1999, Last Revision September 8, 2000.
Holarchy. Different meanings David Spangler uses the term in a different meaning: "In a hierarchy, participants can be compared and evaluated on the basis of position, rank, relative power, seniority, and the like.