Archive for February 2016

Spiritual Alchemy

Spiritual Alchemy We love the teachings of Vernon Howard because he explains so precisely why we feel so bad much of the time.  There is pure relief in unraveling this mystery.  Here are 18 of the “60 Ways to be a Sick and Unpleasant Human Being” by Vernon Howard. *** 1.  A first requirement for…

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Focus on Reality

This morning I was very inspired by Vernon Howard’s book,   Esoteric Encyclopedia of Eternal Knowledge.  What an amazing collection of personal guides for anyone interested in a truly meaningful and happy life.  Here is an excerpt that gave me special direction today. *** FOCUS ON REALITY Suppose you are standing on a high hill with…

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Observing ‘I’

Having read this morning, a chapter from Maurice Nicoll’s  Psychological Commentaries on the Teachings of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, Book 3 , I was set on  an insightful and instructive course of self-discovery.  What a great way to spend the day!  This chapter deals with the necessity of Observing ‘I’ in our quest to become changed…

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Conquering Stress

CONQUERING STRESS The more you know about yourself – your inner-workings – the more you know about others and how to interact with them and how ‘not’ to interact with them.   This makes for smooth and easy relations whether at work, home or play. In his handbook How to Beat the Stress and Get More…

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