It seems clear that many spiritual teachings and traditions mention the Voice in the Mind as a challenge to awakening. There are many names for the incessant voice in the mind. Buddhists may call it the chattering monkey. Eckhart Tolle calls it the ego or entity. Don Miguel Ruiz calls it a parasite. Germaine Sitting Crow … More Frustrated trying to quiet the incessant voice? Here is another way.
A Personal Stalking Experience by Ann Duffy-Randall I came to recent Stalking Gathering carrying a lot of fear (very old & very familiar) in my body. I can share about my experience with fear: I am aware I am shaky in the center of my body, both arms are trembling, my mouth is dry, I feel … More Finding the Strength of ‘I AM’ in Fear
A story about the positive influence of an attentive, male authority figure in young boys’ lives, and how a different style of tutoring improves attitudes and grades in the classroom. Around 10 years ago, an opportunity for mentoring came to me. As I understood it at the time, my part was to assist young people (elementary … More A Different Kind of Education
This Story is a good example about how our Mind can sabotage us. A young man bet he could swim a mile wide river. As his friends watched him reach the middle of the river and pause. He stopped because he became afraid of what a Voice in his Mind said, “This is too far, you … More The Sabotage Mile