Category Archives: Religions & Philosophies

The Buddha’s Four Noble Truths

As I was working on my journaling and discussion for the next class in my Butterfly Journal workshop today, I went to an old blog post from 2012 to check on a reference I wanted to make about the Buddha’s … Continue reading

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El Dia de los Muertos en la Mission de San Francisco (19 fotos)

I took these photos a couple of years ago while walking around the Mission, and thought I would share them here today. Enjoy! Source: El Dia de los Muertos en la Mission de San Francisco (19 fotos)

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Christ Consciousness & Judgement

Originally posted on Blazing Light of Glory:
Michelangelo’s The Last Judgement Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven.  ~ Luke 6:37 It’s hard to believe,…

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Who Am “I”?

Who am I? This physical brain is not posing the question, who is Julianne Victoria, but who is the “I” that lies behind the individual identity and separate physical body that is experiencing the typing of these words? Who am … Continue reading

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A Vessel of the Divine

Originally posted on Blazing Light of Glory:
The ten-lesson section (L. 261-270) that Lovely Lisa and I completed last week was titled: What Is The Body? This was not a new topic to us, as The Course has discussed our physical bodies many…

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Om Namah Shivaya: Mantras to Shiva

On this eve of the new moon that welcomes in                                                             … Continue reading

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The Buddhist Teaching Hidden Under the Robe of the Ghost of Christmas Present

Most know or have at least heard of the story of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ novel, A Christmas Carol. In the story Scrooge learned through a night of nightmares (or time travel) and self-reflection that being greedy and miserly only brought him … Continue reading

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ὁ Λόγος: In the Beginning Was…

In my last post on the Study in a Course in Miracles blog, The Word and Voice of God, I discussed how words and voices are sounds, and just like light, sound is vibration or vibrating energy. And, as physics and quantum physics … Continue reading

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The Word and Voice of God

Originally posted on Blazing Light of Glory:
Many of the lessons in A Course In Miracles, as demonstrated in my last post The World We See, talk about seeing, vision, recognizing, seeking, and perceiving. Many lessons also discuss the Light, such as Lesson 44: God Is The Light…

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Navaratri – Nine Nights Celebrating the Goddess

Navaratri means nine nights, from navam, नवम्, nine, and ratri, रात्रि, night, in Sanskrit. This festival is celebrated twice each year, in the Autumn and the Spring. In Spring Navaratri begins when the Moon enters the Nakshatra Ashwini at 0° in Mesha/Aries in the Sidereal Zodiac (Vedic … Continue reading

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