Spacious Presence Blog

Suffering – the Central Problem

Justice What’s been done in the name of Jesus? What’s been done in the name of Buddha? What’s been done in the name of Islam? What’s been done in the name of man? What’s been done in the name of liberation? And in the name of civilization? And in the name of race? And in […]

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Whirling

Dear friends, There are times when the mind is all awhirl…a million thoughts and pieces of thoughts and unfinished projects spinning and spinning to no clear avail.  This is one of those times for me. I tried, in meditation, to struggle with this some, just to see if it might help to organize things a […]

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The gift of Silence

One of the greatest gifts we can receive is that little voice inside which invites us to “just sit with me for a minute.”  It can and does happen anytime, regardless of our outer circumstances.  Sometimes, it’s a little “inconvenient.”  Often, we say, “Okay, just a minute – let me finish this thing first,”  letting […]

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Who are we when we’re not wrong?

There are so many ways to see how we’re wrong.  There are so many people everyday – even “spiritual” people telling us in very subtle ways how we’re doing it wrong.  Listen carefully to the underlying messages.  And, of course, we can be our own worst enemy in this regard. I’m finding that when I […]

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ENTERING INTO THE UNKNOWN TOGETHER

One thing you won’t get in the next Spacious Presence course: Somebody “knowing something.”  Rather, we will each bring our own light into the realm of the unknown.  We will be getting comfortable with the discomfort of not knowing, because, when we honestly look at our life, we may find that we really don’t know […]

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WHAT IS REALLY IMPORTANT?

There are so many people “waking up” these days, so many of them making themselves available in offerings on the web, in groups, in coaching sessions. Yes, some offerings are “purer” than others, some more or less direct and honest than others; but the Place from which these offerings arise is universally unsullied by ego […]

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