And blossom into the person you know you want to be

1. Read About Other Religions

The religious context that you were born into is not necessarily the ultimate truth. Parents might just be parroting what their parents told them. Pastors might be stringing their congregation along for money.

To really understand your religion, or what true spirituality might be, it’s important to read about it…

There are three levels of spiritual energy. Here’s how to reach the highest one.

In the introduction to Eknath Easwaran’s translation of the Bhagavad Gita, he mentions three levels of spiritual types, or energies. Much like matter can exist in three types of states — solid, liquid, gas — the spirit exists in a state of tamas, rajas, or sattva.

Everyone has a mixture…

Change your relationship to life instead

In the first chapter of The Way of The Superior Man, David Deida declares: stop hoping for “completion” in any area of your life.

“Most men make the error of thinking that one day it will be done.

They think, “If I can work enough, then one day I could…

A short quote with a big point

Everyone knows Mozart is a genius. He was already writing music at the age of five, and is now enshrined as one of the West’s greatest composers in history.

Here’s what he has to say about genius:

“Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to…

A poem

Raining thoughts
Raining thoughts
Pouring all around
Soaking the clothes
Of those understand
Thus, they are made heavy
They who fall to suffering
But I sit under a healing sun
At the center of a garden
Empty and light
Knowing peace, peace, peace…

I was definitely thinking about The Matrix…

These ideas are driving the spiritual revival of the modern world

The Previous Age of Pisces

Whether you know it or not, our world has recently passed from the astrological Age of Pisces to the Age of Aquarius.

The Age of Pisces began with the birth of Christ. Two fish are its symbol, swimming around one another like Yin and Yang — Christ and Anti-Christ.


Zachary Burres

Obsessed with psychology, philosophy, and spirituality.

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