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This website is maintained by John C. Robinson, Ph.D. author of The Three Secrets of Aging, Bedtime Stories for Elders, Finding Heaven Here, Ordinary Enlightenment, But Where Is God, Death of a Hero Birth of the Soul.
In the silence of a Sunday I hear the ticking of the aging clock - time slowly passing, the clock itself deteriorating, the whole experience becoming a peaceful river carrying me to the end, and the beginning. In its gentle flow, I have no agenda and no desires. I come to rest in a sea of Divine Consciousness ignoring
Approaching the end of the spiritual journey, we discover that all our spiritual beliefs have become futile distractions. We can't figure God out or reach divinity with more thinking. Books, philosophies, experts, disciplines and theologies cannot hold the living divine universe. Stop searching, rest in thought-free consciousness, pay attention, and all will be revealed,
The Two-Way Mirror Analogy of Aging
The Two-Way Mirror was part of my early clinical psychology training in graduate school. Therapy rooms in our training clinic had been constructed with see-through mirrors. You've probably seen similar arrangements on television crime shows where those behind a mirror watch a suspect's interview. What you see through
I remember Jeremy Taylor from talks and classes I attended at The University of Creation Spirituality and The Chaplaincy Institute, an Interfaith Seminary in Berkeley. I also had the great privilege of interviewing him for the Creation Spirituality Elder InnerView Series last year (now posted at http://creationspirituality.info/experience/elder-innerviews/). I always sensed
Playing with seven grandchildren, I join the timeless game of unselfconscious play, our beings dancing together in the eternal unity of joy, spontaneity and silliness that create magic. Is this not what we are here to do now, to mirror the magic of childhood so it does not leave them as quickly as it
Here is a simple exercise in individual sacred activism. It only takes a few minutes. It will change you and your world.
• Find a quiet space unlikely to be interrupted
• Have no expectations, plans or goals
• Stop thinking, heighten awareness, and move into pure sensory awareness; stay
• Do nothing; be patient and quiet; simply
The other "me" is always present. Silent. Awake. Conscious. Watching. Waiting. Enlightened. The poet Juan Ramón Jiménez describes it like this:
I am not I
I am this one
Walking beside me whom I do not see,
Whom at times I manage to visit,
And at other times I forget.
The cosmos is a great womb of Creation. In it, vast germinating processes, states and events form, change, evolve, become, construct, deconstruct, fall away, are born again, and awaken, a continuously churning dynamism generating cosmic life, and we are all part of this cosmogenic consciousness. When we feel our own being in awakened consciousness,
A single vision carries me onward. Now in my seventies, part of me would just like to sit back and enjoy retirement. I love spending time family and friends. An introvert, I find public speaking stressful - travel, preparation, presentations, so why keep doing it? But this vision carries me forward. A vision I
I have been following a singular mystical vision for over twenty years. All my work - nine books, numerous articles, book chapters, blogs, interviews, classes, lectures and conference presentations - embodies and arises from this timeless and unchanging realization. What is this original revelation? It is the direct experience of the world as divine
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