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Facing the Abyss & Saving Grace

posted by David G Arenson ND

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 because they provide jobs. […]

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Awakening from the Trauma of the Human Spirit

posted by David G Arenson ND

  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 […]

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Rainbow Spirit Warriors

posted by David G Arenson ND

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 […]

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Why Holism is Vital

posted by David G Arenson ND

What is holism and why is it so important? ‘Holism’ is a philosophy as described by Aristotle – “The whole is more than the sum of its parts.” The term was first used by the Jan Smuts in his 1926 book, […]

The Mistake of Western Science

posted by David G Arenson ND

The mistake of Western “scientific” thinking is that there is a singular truth – a singular answer that can be broken down into composite parts. The building blocks of Western civilisation have been ‘reductionist’ thought-forms in their observance and attitude. […]

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 […]

The War Against Science

posted by David G Arenson ND

Our belief in the ‘known’ has stifled our ability to respond to the ‘unknown.’ To change our approach and become explorers, requires letting go of needing to know all the answers. This in turn takes the weight off our shoulders, […]

Ho’oponopono Prayer

posted by David G Arenson ND

Ho’oponopono (ho-o-pono-pono) is an ancient Hawaiian prayer made up of four powerful phrases: “I am sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you. I love you.” I’ve used this successfully in the past, and will continue to do so. Who says one […]

God is the True Face of Love

posted by David G Arenson ND

Love. Just one word can change everything! Love. There’s so much wrapped into this one four-letter word that seems to describe the whole world in its entirety, cosmically yet also closely, intimately and revealingly. Love has a raw, emotional angle, an […]

Say ‘YES’ to Your World!

posted by David G Arenson ND

One word can change EVERYTHING! “If a universe can be imagined, it exists.” ~ Professor M. R. Franks “There are hundreds of different radio waves being broadcast all around you from distant stations. At any given instant, your office or […]

The New Church Prophecy

posted by David G Arenson ND

The Cathars were a mystical Christian movement that grew from the Languedoc region of France in the 11th century and expanded to other parts of Europe in the 12th and 13th centuries. The Cathars called themselves Bons Hommes or “Good Christians,” focusing on […]

Why Radical Forgiveness?

posted by David G Arenson ND

Why does it seem we still have so much conflict and derision in the world – and is there a different way to approach this? Is there a root of our collective dysfunction as individuals and as a collective society? […]

2015 – The Year of Living Fearlessly

posted by David G Arenson ND

“When you liberate yourself, you automatically liberate others.” ~ David Starlight What latent forces lie dormant within the human psyche and will 2015 see a portal being opened into LIMITLESS being, into living and embodying LOVE? As 2014 ebbs away, it’s time […]

Prophecy, Revelation & the Truth Beyond the Universe

posted by David G Arenson ND

“We all exist in multiple universes and create our own bubble of reality.” ~ Gerald O’Donnell It came to me recently that we are so stuck within our little BOX of reality…our little paradigm that says we have a past, present […]

Rebirthing our Divine Destiny

posted by David G Arenson ND

Dear friends, I have been away for a while in retreat, healing and involved with tribe gatherings, connecting, and in meditation. This is always a beautiful time for me of reflection and REBIRTH. In isolation, I do not ever feel any […]

How to Awaken your Shakti

posted by David G Arenson ND

“Your life is truly worth living only when you have found something you can die for.” You tell stories. You believe them. They are just stories you have created, and will continue to create, unless you become “aware” (conscious) or […]

My Life is My Message

posted by David G Arenson ND

“Rare is birth as a human being. Hard is the life of mortals.” “Do not let slip this opportunity.” ~ Dhammapada Am I chasing MIRACLES? YES!!!! I want so many things – so many dreams for myself and the world. […]

Get Out of the Way, (I’m Matthew McConaughey!)

posted by David G Arenson ND

Imagine a Hollywood star, basking in the glory and success of his latest movie golden globe award, yet loving and laughing at fame at the same time, occasionally diffidently, indifferently – wholeheartedly…always with a swagger and marvellous Texan intonation. Matthew […]

I Choose the Miracle!

posted by David G Arenson ND

The first line in ‘A Course in Miracles’ reads, “Every decision I make is a choice between a grievance and a miracle.” What can we learn from this and how can we apply it to our lives? One area I […]

My 10 Favorite Alan Watts Quotes

posted by David G Arenson ND

Alan Watts, known for spreading Eastern philosophy in the West via his books, lectures and radio appearances, was a maverick British philosopher (d. 1973) who moved to the US in 1938. His life story includes becoming an Anglican priest, blending […]

MANIFEST your Reality

posted by David G Arenson ND

Hi friends. Today I want to talk about MANIFESTING. There are a few essential aspects of manifesting I will be covering in the following time. Manifesting is relevant to everyone (YES…all people manifest) because everything we have created in our life […]

3 Inspired Steps to Sacred Living

posted by David G Arenson ND

So much happens in my world, that I seldom have the time to write it all down. “It will come later,” I always tell myself. With so many ideas floating in my head, I wanted to pen some down so […]

You: a Spiritual Being On a Spiritual Journey (Interview with Indira)

posted by David G Arenson ND

Indira Dyal Dominguez has recently published a book called, “You: A Spiritual Being On A Spiritual Journey.” To find out more about Indira, I interviewed her. I hope Beliefnet readers enjoy her answers and lessons.   Where do you come […]

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 […]

The Man I Want to Be

posted by David G Arenson ND

This is an ode to the good man, the brave man, the man we all want to be, the man we want in our lives. These are the men I look up to with admiration and respect – the men who […]

We Were Born Free & Naked

posted by David G Arenson ND

I am naked, I am okay. I am naked, I am okay. What if I am a free man willing to stand naked before you, without judgment or the strain of performance-anxiety? “We never catch up with reality itself. The […]

Transforming Suffering into Love

posted by David G Arenson ND

Many go through times of feeling lost and confused, or just have those off days when they seem to face more inner doubts than normal. You may sometimes even wonder, “what is my purpose?” It’s normal to ask these sort […]

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 […]

4 Questions to Finding Your Dharma (Purpose)

posted by David G Arenson ND

Most of the daily challenges we experience as human beings originate from a lack of understanding. The way to cultivate refinement of the mind and uplift the human experience from ignorance and suffering, is to practise dharma. The Buddhist concept […]

4 Steps to Creating Inner Peace

posted by David G Arenson ND

How to transform negativity into love? A 40-day Sādhanā is sure to set anyone on a new course. Sādhanā is a Sanskrit word denoting “a practice toward a spiritual goal.” According to Bhattacharyya, Sādhanā prevents excessive worldliness and moulds the […]

Why Commitment Matters

posted by David G Arenson ND

A study was done on the dynamics of performance in 1993. Two groups were separated into: Group ONE: Solo pianists playing solo in orchestras in front of hundreds of people. Group TWO: Pianists teaching other people to play. Results: The solo […]

Krishnamurti – A Man for Our Times

posted by David G Arenson ND

The outstanding spiritual teacher Jiddu Krishnamurti was once asked the key to his happiness. His response is gold – “I don’t mind how it goes.” How perfect to meditate on those simple words. Born in India, Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895 – […]

When I Started to Love Myself

posted by David G Arenson ND

What would happen if we loved ourselves? What will happen when we start to love ourselves… Perhaps the most important personal growth topic that exists! Imagine actually really deeply fully and totally loving yourself. You know why? ‘Cos you deserve it […]

Let there be Peace on Earth and Let it Begin with Me

posted by David G Arenson ND

A new age is emerging from the dust of conflict. Arising from the embers of destruction is an end to war. It is the final days of dismemberment of and disembodyment of the sacred temple which is the human being […]

Surrender, Let Go & Let God

posted by David G Arenson ND

We suffer when we try too hard. Life cannot be forced. How have we arrived at this place of limitation where we are collectively placing up walls up on our consciousness which imprison us and go against Nature’s ways? Society has been wrong […]

Q&A: I’m Stuck in a Nightmare!

posted by David G Arenson ND

Question submitted via email: Hi David I hope this finds you well! Q: I’m 44. No children. Independent, employed and healing some atrocious physical, psychic and emotional wounds. I’m finally dreaming again. They mostly turn into nightmares. This is atypical for […]

7-Part Initiation into the Sacred Feminine

posted by David G Arenson ND

Initiation into the Sacred Feminine: 1. Place your left palm over your heart and your right palm over your belly. 2. Breathe love, light and bliss deeply into your body. 3. Breathe out doubts and thoughts of limitation. 4. Find a clear […]

A Voice from the Heavens?

posted by David G Arenson ND

A voice from afar? What would you believe if you heard a voice claiming to be from a galaxy far away? It really happened! 37 years ago at 26 Nov 1977 at 5:12 p.m, a very peculiar and as-yet-unexplained event took […]

Be Still and Listen

posted by David G Arenson ND

A Mysterious Voice: I’m sitting in a warm cafe today and the message on my tea bag is: “I am here to love myself, serve myself, and uplift myself.” Such a simple message. Why complicate? What’s more, what could be more […]

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 […]

We Suffer When We Try Too Hard

posted by David G Arenson ND

Desire is not wrong in itself. If we desire something, it is a yearning that informs us about ourselves and our choices. It can ignite something within us to be activated, lived and experienced. Indeed, patience in itself can be empowering… […]

How We Create & Interact With Reality

posted by David G Arenson ND

We are all the same flesh and blood, made from the same cosmic particles. The differences we highlight are an illusion. Our perceived differences are the greatest illusion that exists. It is only that which we focus on that makes […]

Living & Dying – 10 of Charles Bukowski’s Greatest Quotes

posted by David G Arenson ND

Henry Charles Bukowski (1920 – 1994) was a Los Angeles writer and existentialist, who wrote about poor people when it was unfashionable to do so, publishing over 60 books in his career. Described by Time magazine as the “laureate of […]

5 Tips to Start Your Day Feeling Amazing!

posted by David G Arenson ND

You’ve woken up, and suddenly you find, it’s a brand new day…! How do you start your day feeling empowered and good about your world? By taking action towards our goals, we bring ourselves closer to their achievement. Feeling great […]

We are Here to Love Each Other!

posted by David G Arenson ND

Q: Why do I wake up some mornings feeling great, some mornings feeling like I had woken up to a nightmare? If you’re feeling uncomfortable, awkward, or just plain horrible, this too shall pass. The seasons change quickly. The weather […]

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 […]

Top 10 Spiritual Tips for Life

posted by David G Arenson ND

You have accepted your LIFE ASSIGNMENT. Now it’s up to you how to fill in the blank canvas…   Good luck! Whatever your personal journey, you are guaranteed an epic adventure.     Remember the oft-quoted words of Joseph Campbell […]

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. […]

Meditations on the Alchemy of Perception

posted by David G Arenson ND

  Nowadays, it isn’t difficult to picture the first man on the moon. Virtually unthinkable before achieved, it was arguably the greatest single leap for humankind. Who can forget the legendary, enchanting image of Buzz Aldrin posing on the moon, […]

Awakening From the Illusion

posted by David G Arenson ND

 “I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me”. ~ Isaac Newton Is there such a thing as a true reality – perhaps the whole world is a dream or a dance […]

We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us

posted by David G Arenson ND

“We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore All we can do is be open to what is true, and grip on to what we can feel with our senses, and I include all […]

The Trouble is, You Think You have Time

posted by David G Arenson ND

“Sometime I go about pitying myself, and all along, my soul is being blown by great winds across the sky.” ~ from Ojibway wisdom The real trouble it seems, is that we think we have time. We don’t. We only […]

Finding Inner Peace

posted by David G Arenson ND

“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.” ~ Gandhi Life reflects what is happening within. Let’s start from looking at yourself from the outside. Imagine an outsider […]

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 […]

Breaking Free from Societal Conditioning

posted by David G Arenson ND

What is freedom? It is important in maturing from childhood conditioning to break away from everything that has come before – parents, society, culture, country/ nation, tribe/ religion, friends. All these influences were important aspects that assisted in your development. […]

The Tree of Your Soul

posted by David G Arenson ND

  THE TREE OF YOUR SOUL No matter how many leaves would the tree of your soul have in front of the intense heat in the words of Time in this world, they can never shade the eternity lost inside […]

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, […]

Pope Francis in the Holy Land

posted by David G Arenson ND

For now my travels have brought me to the holy land, Israel. I am in Jerusalem until next week. My visit coincided with the Pope’s – he’s been here praying for peace. We arrived on the same day – no […]

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) […]

Defeating the Ego

posted by David G Arenson ND

The ego is a reflection of confusion and fear. With greater awareness comes the opportunity to dissolve this illusion of limitation. Much can be much greater, much broader. Everything around you that you call life, is made up of possibility. […]

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 […]

We are Inside a Bubble of Perception

posted by David G Arenson ND

In Carlos Castaneda’s book, “Tales of Power,” the sorcerer, Don Juan explains what perception and why it is so important: “We are inside a bubble. It is a bubble into which we are placed at the moment of our birth. […]

The Happiness Index

posted by David G Arenson ND

  Consider another way of viewing the world. Since 1971, Bhutan has promoted the idea of a Gross National Happiness index being used to replace Gross National Product as the most important criteria by which development is measured. According to […]

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 […]

The Soul of Healing

posted by David G Arenson ND

I believe the most important missing ingredient from our world today is the “soul.” The so-called scientific revolution’s success at brainwashing of society to reject the soul, has meant so many people have been starved of relating to the world […]

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 […]

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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 »

Why Holism is Vital
What is holism and why is it so important? ‘Holism’ is a philosophy as described by Aristotle – “The whole is more than the sum of its parts.” The term was first used by the Jan Smuts in his 1926 book, Holism and Evolution. ...

posted 8:18:25am Mar. 23, 2015 | read full post »

The Mistake of Western Science
The mistake of Western “scientific” thinking is that there is a singular truth – a singular answer that can be broken down into composite parts. The building blocks of Western civilisation have been ‘reductionist’ thought-forms in ...

posted 6:15:48am Mar. 19, 2015 | read full post »

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