zen

“25” Practitioner Class Cont.3/5

May 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

I know that Thou art closer to me than breathing. I know that Thou art the all knowing, and I don’t have to tell You anything. I know that Thou art the all loving. In fact, I know that Thou art Being. Thou art Being all that I would have Thee be. Thou art doing all that I would have Thee do. Thou knowest my need, and his need, and her need. [...]

The Way of Prayer 1/5

January 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

And in Zen, there is the term satori, and satori—to receive satori—means exactly to receive light, or illumination, or divine grace. So we have it in Japan, and we have it in India. We have it in the Holy Land that whenever an individual attains light or illumination, they are said to be enlightened and not necessarily all to the same degree. But some, at least, like Gautama the Buddha, or Jesus the Christ, or the Bodhidharma, these, of course, have been declared to have received complete illumination and to have become the light of their particular world. [...]

Developing Spiritual Conciousness 3/5

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Now if you will turn to your Gospel of John and there read that I am the way, the truth and the life or I am the bread or I have meat that the world knows not of, do you mean to tell me that with your mind you know what that means? [...]