How I Connected With The Soul Of The Universe

the soul of the universe

In my years of seeking I had a feeling that my life was about more than just living in the period from birth to death.

I have been seeking all my life. I have always had this sense of looking for my home, my refuge. It has not been through a sense of lack or need, but through a sense of destiny. I have spent many years on this journey and then a few years ago I found what I was seeking. I love the story of Santiago, in ‘The Alchemist’, who travels to find a treasure he dreams about. On the way he learns to listen to his heart and that his Personal Legend, his heart’s desire, is part of the Soul of the Universe.

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Purusha: Spiritual Man

sat purusha and the yoga sutras

My life is changing, not the continual change that is always there—the arrow of time—but a dramatic shift that recognises the true me. This has been coming at me as a raging bull, something I can no longer ignore. In order to embrace it I need to acknowledge who I have been, who I am and who I am becoming. I am Purusha: Spiritual Man.

In my life I have been a seeker. As a teenager I sought a spiritual answer to an unknown question. I tried to understand where to look for the answer. What did I want? Why was I even looking? In the different approaches I tried, from Christianity to Yoga, I found many ideas to pursue, but no solutions.

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How to Find Your Bliss: Joseph Campbell on a Fulfilling Life

how to find your bliss

In 1985 mythologist and writer Joseph John Campbell sat down with legendary interviewer and idea-monger Bill Moyers for a lengthy conversation.

You have to learn to recognize your own depth.

The conversation continued the following year at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The resulting 24 hours of raw footage were edited down to six one-hour episodes and broadcast on PBS in 1988, shortly after Campbell’s death, in what became one of the most popular series in the history of public television.

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MAS001 The Men Alive Show featuring Jeff Brown — A Male Warrior in Transition

Jeff Brown male warrior in transition

The awakening man is a warrior of the heart, he moves from love and compassion, he is noble and responsible. Jeff will talk about how you can bring forward the healthy masculine of old while being comfortable in your vulnerability.

Jeff Brown is the author of ‘Soulshaping’ an inner travelogue of his journey from archetypal male warrior to a more surrendered path, ‘Apologies To The Divine Feminine (from a warrior in transition)’ and ‘The Awakening Man’.

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Ode to Joy – Sometimes the Old Ones are the Best Ones

ode to joy

I look at the power of ‘Ode to Joy’ written in 1785 by German poet, Friedrich Schiller.

The poem uses language generally rejected today with its focus on men and brothers, but it does align with the reality of its time. What is interesting, though, is its focus on the feminine as offering the solutions to issues we face. In that it pre-dates much of what is spoken about today.

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When Was Your Spiritual Awareness Last Challenged?

When did you last see your life from a completely different perspective? When did you last wonder where your life was going?

A Spiritual Warrior embraces noble personal attributes and strengths, he is someone who masters himself, overcomes personal desire, moral issues, and all weaknesses of character. He is someone who embraces a journey of self discovery so he can inspire others as well as enlighten himself.

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