Repost of an article by Ethan Indigo Smith: Meditations for Clarity and Clearing – “…the processes of mindful meditations…can be utilized to enhance clarity by providing a pathway for our mind, which is beneficial in innumerable ways, including initiating healing. “
This article seems to be a corollary to an experience I had while Diane & I were living in Hong Kong, early in ’93. Having meditated using both TM and TBC’s Peace Be Still meditation – TM producing a steeper ‘path’ aimed at healing, while TBC’s meditation produced a more gradual ‘path’ aimed at spiritual advancement – I once attempted to combine the two in one session. Once was enough as I felt thoroughly jumbled and Diane’s guides had to straighten out my jumbled chakras.
~ Don Chapin
This may be controversial in some perceptions, but authentic truth is so important to me that I had to share this for deeper reflection. It’s especially important in a time where psychedelic substances like mushrooms, ayahuasca, peyote and so forth are becoming quite popular. I believe we are losing sight of what they actually do and what their true purpose is…
The article below, How To Know You’re In A Dark Night Of The Soul, strikes me as a dry, academic, non-experiential attempt, but inspired me to post this article. My personal experience was QUITE UNLIKE the below article…
Goldman Sachs is an investment firm that both helped cause and then exploited a global economic meltdown, increasing its own wealth and power while helping to boot millions of Americans out of their homes. Now it is openly saying in financial reports that curing people of terrible diseases is not good for business.
This post shares Don Chapin’s personal experience with his opening spiritual heart, compiled from journal entries written from July 1993 through December 2005 and an interview by Inward Path magazine with Deacon Alexander Mumrikov of the Russian Orthodox Church, who discusses the same occurrence with details indicating a surprising resonance to Don’s experience.