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Embodied Ecstasy

  To be a diviner, one must live like water.   Preamble The path of wisdom has a single fixed destination:  The Ecstatic Life.  All other attainments are merely way stations on the Great Sojourn, for wisdom is not complete … Continue reading

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The World Government-In-Exile: A Manifesto

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren and to do good is my religion.— Thomas Paine It is not given to every generation to take the reins of fate in hand at an historic turning point of … Continue reading

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The World Savings Initiative

If we want things to stay the same, everything is going to have to change.–Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa It seems inevitable that a time comes when people across the globe create a mechanism by which to exert their collective self-governance. … Continue reading

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The Tao Of Green

The wise do not accumulate. The more they work for other people, the more they gain. The more they share with other people, the more they receive. The Tao followed by heaven is to do good and not to harm. … Continue reading

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A 2012 Training Manual

The Beginning Times There are two overarching lessons of the I Ching. The first is this:  Every Ending Begets A New Beginning. Change is not conceived as an endless string of cause-and-effect events but, rather, as a cycle of repeating … Continue reading

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2012: The Storm Before The Calm

The Autumnal Equinox arrives, accompanied by fog and mist and rain and clouds of every shade of gray.  The world’s qi shifts from boundless movement toward boundless stillness.  We leave behind the excessive yang of summer and move into the … Continue reading

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A New I Ching for the New Dynasty

The Spirit of the Age has reversed course again and we have entered a new Dynasty.  Unlike the dynasties of old that ruled one nation or one people, this time it is an egalitarian Dynasty, a global shift of awareness, … Continue reading

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Lessons From The Toltec I Ching

I am part of a Living Whole that wants the best for me and all others at the same time. Inspired action flows spontaneously from an inspired mind. When we replace trivial and undignified thoughts with substantial and ennobling ones, … Continue reading

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Inner Activism: A Lifeway of Flower And Song

The questions we face today are no different than those faced by our predecessors:  How do I live authentically?  How do I achieve peace of mind without turning my back on those in need?  How do I attune myself to … Continue reading

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The Art of Long-Term Relationships

Must familiarity breed contempt?  Why does it seem so difficult to remain close and loving and joyous “until death do us part”?  Is there a way to stay together and still keep relationships fresh and exciting and meaningful? The illustration … Continue reading

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