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America’s Prison System & Our Responsibility

posted by David G Arenson ND

The United States has the highest numbers of people (per capita) in prison in the world! It has nearly 5 percent of the world’s population yet currently imprisons nearly 25 percent of the world’s prisoners.  1 in every 31 adults in the USA […]

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Life is Beautiful

posted by David G Arenson ND

Are we in control of life – are we in control of our lives? I’ve pondered on this question, and it seems to me that anything that happens to us can occur on various levels on a continuum between good, […]

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The Magic of Stillness

posted by David G Arenson ND

“Be still. Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity.” ~ Lao Tzu Suffering is ubiquitous. Many lose hope and remain addicted to their cravings. Society is a confusing place to understand in 2014. Prime time ratings dictate what’s for dinner, and […]

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6 Ways to Enlightenment

posted by David G Arenson ND

When we get out of the way of our ego, we can learn to truly experience love from the inside out —as an intrinsic part of our nature, and as an intrinsic part of all creation. When we experience love […]

Could Love Be Your Answer?

posted by David G Arenson ND

What is love and how is it appearing in your life? What are you doing to hold yourself back? Could love be the answer? The topic of today’s blog is LOVE. How do we define love? What place does love […]

Life is a Fish-Bowl

posted by David G Arenson ND

Who are you (I wonder)? Where are you (I wonder)? What are your hopes and dreams? What do you consider your greatest failures and regrets? What are the things you want to do before you die? You see, we are […]

Q&A: Jealousy and anger are killing me inside

posted by David G Arenson ND

Question submitted via email: Hi David I”m really enjoying your posts and look forward to receiving them every week! Q: I really hope you will have time to reply to me. I very much appreciate your time. I wanted to […]

Q&A: I have this pain in my stomach when I’m criticised

posted by David G Arenson ND

Question submitted via email: Hi David I”m really enjoying your posts and look forward to receiving them every week! Q: I really need your assistance and guidance on how to get over my daily negativity and stress. I have this pain […]

Light at the End of the Tunnel

posted by David G Arenson ND

As Proverbs reminds us – “There is light at the end of the tunnel.” Yet the tunnel fills us with a darkness so deep, we are left breathless, hopeless and lost in our suffering. It’s a black hole of hopelessness. […]

Thoughts Have No Power Unless We Believe Them

posted by David G Arenson ND

According to Byron Katie – “Thoughts have no power over us until we believe them.”  Is that true? For me, it is one of the most important elements in inner transformation. It is a key in understanding life. If you […]

It will Come, When you Relax

posted by David G Arenson ND

How about replacing fear of the unknown with something different? Curiosity. Be curious. Curiosity comes naturally to children, so why not adults? If you relax into it, it will spontaneously arise. Stop seeking so hard, searching, yearning, wanting, craving. It […]

Everything You’ve Ever Done Prepared You for…

posted by David G Arenson ND

Everything you’ve ever done prepared you for this moment. To be reading this right now is no accident. It happened for a reason, for a purpose, perhaps difficult to conceive of right now. Destiny is calling! Nothing happened by accident. […]

The Cave you Fear Holds the Treasure

posted by David G Arenson ND

In particularly difficult times when I am certain I could not possible survive, I like to remind myself about the past. My track record is pretty good for enduring difficulties and “impossible” odds. In fact, I have 100% record of […]

Taking Responsibility is Living Fully in the Present

posted by David G Arenson ND

Let’s choose now, together as a society, to remove blame from our emotional vocabulary. Let’s stop blaming our parents. Let’s stop blaming our lover, partner, children and grandchildren. Let’s stop blaming our boss, job and economy. Let’s stop blaming our social status, economic status, […]

We All have a Beautiful Light within

posted by David G Arenson ND

We are inside a bubble of perception. Often we forget who we are, what we are, how wonderful life and the whole Creation is. The mere act of breathing (which we take for granted until we have a health problem) […]

Overcoming Obstacles; Finding Hope

posted by David G Arenson ND

Looking back, you know that you are a survivor. You got this far! Going back to your very conception, there were hundreds of thousand and perhaps even millions of competitor sperm that you overcame. You are an almighty WINNER. In […]

Life According to the Grand Plan

posted by David G Arenson ND

Indeed life has a strange way of working out. You would think there may be a grander plan, something greater than any individual part. Yet, every person is invaluable to the big picture. Without experiences of challenge and difficult, we […]

The Roots of Discontent

posted by David G Arenson ND

  Unhappiness and feelings of emptiness are familiar to many. What are the roots of our discontent? In our current system, everything is driven by feeding a system with an insatiable appetite. Without demand, suppliers cannot survive, so it is imperative […]

Allowing Others to Hurt us

posted by David G Arenson ND

  Cruelty; Betrayal; Hurt; Sadness; Guilt… the list of difficult emotions goes on… So long as we allow it to! All these emotions are “suffering” (mostly) at the hands of another person or people. Every person on this planet has […]

Open your Wounds and Let them Bleed

posted by David G Arenson ND

Wounds fester and burn unless you face your darkness, your shadow, your disowned self, that which you reject about yourself.   I am calling for freedom. The kind of freedom that makes your soul cry out for joy, diving into […]

People Hurting Us – How to Deal with Them

posted by David G Arenson ND

How do others hurt us? Every person on this planet has felt hurt justifiably or unjustifiably (does it matter?) – it’s the human condition. It’s impossible to escape such feelings unless you reach a state of “enlightenment.” Regarding feeling hurt […]

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The Purity of Love
It is deep in the recesses of our disconnected selves, that we seek to reunify with something greater than ourselves. This force connects particles into patterns of consciousness that reach all the way into the cosmos. The sexual force pervades ...

posted 8:21:52am May. 28, 2015 | read full post »

Hearing Love's Call
What are you most afraid of? I’ll admit it, I’m afraid too. Sometimes the world terrifies me. How can one be conscious and not be deeply moved by the suffering of human beings and Nature, the destruction of Mother Earth in the name ...

posted 7:58:50am May. 26, 2015 | read full post »

Facing the Abyss & Saving Grace
Human beings and our current political systems see it as a "human right" to restructure the biosphere, because that is what the economy dictates. Business interests that commit acts of destruction on the environmental system are supported ...

posted 8:17:34am Apr. 15, 2015 | read full post »

Awakening from the Trauma of the Human Spirit
  Haruko Murakami's words are echoing in my head....“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through.” (a reminder, a warning, a comfort...) We stand at a crossroads. Our very survival as a species now ...

posted 5:06:17am Apr. 07, 2015 | read full post »

Rainbow Spirit Warriors
Dormant rainbow spirits are awakening; they cannot be forever suppressed. We are doing our best to keep the old systems working and the 'new' at bay. We have been taught to fear change, and react with terror at the mere thought of chaos. What ...

posted 4:35:20am Mar. 30, 2015 | read full post »

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