Category Archives: Current 01 – Awareness

Awareness: My Introduction

Back in the early 1980’s, during a retreat I attended for Catholic single adults, we watched a film on the life of Siddhārtha Gautama, who later became known as Gautama Buddha. His teachings formed the foundation for Buddhism. What I remember most from the film is the initial transformation of consciousness that occurred for Siddhartha. Continue reading

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Childhood Mystical Experience

The journey of my coming to awareness really began in my early childhood, though at the time I was ill-prepared to understand the experience….The inner, experiential nature of the moment is the thread that binds the fabric of my being. It resides at the deepest core of who I am. Continue reading

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Aware of Our Questions

I have an addiction to the “why” questions of life. I admit it. I wake up pondering. I shower pondering. I make my breakfast pondering. I walk pondering. I ride the bus pondering. Needless to say, I have been caught [….] Continue reading

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