Tag Archives: consciousness

Animal Spirits: The Ladybug

Though I wrote about the Animal Spirit, the Ladybug over three years ago, I felt it was time to re-visit her here. I began building and planting a new little vegetable garden where I moved to this year, and harvesting … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Snake/Serpent

Recently I have come across a couple of snakes, first on a run a few days ago and then this morning while walking to the dog park. Both of these snakes were dead, which did not alarm me. It reminded … Continue reading

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शिव सूत्र ८, ९, १०: Shiva Sutras Section 1, Sutra 8, 9, & 10

ज्ञानं जाग्रत् ।। ८ ।। Jnanam jaagrat || 8 || Knowledge + Waking state/conscious awareness 8. Knowledge obtained [from the external world] is part of the waking state or conscious awareness. स्वप्नो विकल्पाः ।। ९ ।। Svapno vikalpaah || 9 … Continue reading

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शिव सूत्र ५,६,७: Shiva Sutras Section 1, Sutra 5, 6, & 7 – Divine Consciousness I Am

उद्यमो भैरवः ।। ५ ।। Udyamao Bhairavah  || 5 || Sudden Raising up/Elevating + The Formidable One, an epithet of Shiva/Divine Consciousness 5. Now Ascend to Divine Consciousness शक्तिचक्रसंधाने विश्वसंहारः ।। ६ ।। Shaktichakrasandhaane vishvasamhaarrah || 6 || Shakti = … Continue reading

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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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The Name of God

Originally posted on Blazing Light of Glory:
The next section of lessons from A Course In Miracles since our last review (lessons 171-180) often mentions and talks about the Name of God: Lesson 183: I Call Upon God’s Name And On My…

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शिव सूत्र १: The Shiva Sutras Section 1, Sutra 1

Sutra means thread or string, and sutras are spiritual or sacred texts that thread together ideas and messages in as few words as possible. This is to avoid any ambiguity in their meaning, and yet it makes them so fully … Continue reading

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108 – Oneness of All

Originally posted on Blazing Light of Glory:
The Web of the Universe Though the intricate web of the universe is not easily seen with our eyes, all things are interconnected and interwoven into the whole that is the Universe and…

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Butterfly Journal 9th Month: Harmony (Entry #1)

As we continue to expand with greater awareness, both on the inner soul level and outwardly among others, we will see more clearly our own selves and how we can influence and affect others. Here is the journal prompt for … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal: Compassion (Entry #2)

In this month’s Butterfly Journal prompt I stated: Our empathic understanding of others’ suffering opens our hearts to compassion. Let’s explore deeper into what that actually means: what is empathy, and what is compassion?  The word “empathy” comes from the Ancient Greek ἐμπάθεια (empatheia), meaning: in … Continue reading

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