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The Devouring Teacher

The Devouring Teacher

“The importance of individual life may always be denied by the ‘educator’ whose pride it is to breed mass-men. But any other person will  sooner or later be driven to find this meaning for himself.”  —C.G. Jung, Modern Man in Search of a Soul The teacher is universally known as the harbinger of future knowledge and learning. It is the job of the teacher to educate their pupil on what is known about a subject—as well as the mantle of…

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Living Nameless

Living Nameless

“The Tao that can be spoken is not the eternal Tao. The name that can be named is not the eternal name.” —Lao Tzu After making our journey through the womb, the first gift we are given is our name. The letters that are strung together lay the foundation of our self-conception. It is on this foundation that everything about who we are is built. The unique combinations of our personality, temperament, interests, aversions, talents, and gifts are all attributed…

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An Exploration of Raw Veganism  and Spirituality—Interview

An Exploration of Raw Veganism  and Spirituality—Interview

Raw veganism. As the name suggests, raw veganism incorporates the dietary restriction of no meat or dairy products, but all the fruits and vegetables that are eaten remain uncooked — or, in some cases, partially cooked. The lifestyle may seem extreme to some, but the health and spiritual benefits associated with it are bringing many people into its ranks. When I came across Naisiae’s Instagram account earlier this year, I was fascinated by the images of beautiful fresh fruits and veggie dishes…

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The Power of Observation

The Power of Observation

The eyes are the soul’s window to the world. Many sights pass before the eyes, but it is the soul that watches and observes. Our eyes may see men, but our soul sees men as trees, walking. Observation is the power of using our awareness of our outer and inner world to draw spiritual insights about ourselves and others. The ability to observe and be a student of what we see is at the core of navigating our spiritual path….

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Following the Beat and Rhythm of Your Heart

Following the Beat and Rhythm of Your Heart

When you finish reading this sentence, I want you to close your eyes, press your hand to your heart, and begin to focus your consciousness on its beat for ten seconds. Did you hear and feel it? The steady, faithful beat of your heart is the drum that creates a unique rhythm that only you can dance to. It was the first sound to be born from your existence within the womb; it is the metronome of your life until…

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