Category Archives: Funny God

Self-actualization necessarily precedes liberation: In the spiritual literature it is as if the Integral — where one seeks enlightenment — is the only goal in life and one can attain liberation from any of the stages of life, which is not possible.

first there is a mountain, that is the Sensory. Then there is no mountain, that is the Recollective-Analytic. Then there is … this is the Symbolic-Existential. And at this stage of the Integral one has gone beyond even that, and … Continue reading

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if we had less of these prenatal feelings of trauma, we would less often create situations that mirrored them. More often, we would create our lives out of our earlier joy grids, arisen out of earlier times in the womb — embryo, cellular, blastocyst, BPM I, ovum…

  *Why Know This…In Case You’re Wondering* … The lesson to be taken from all this is not that our early life mirrors our adult, “real” lives. Something more important is being said: Having our lives suffused with these distorted feelings … Continue reading

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Having experienced negative emotions growing up, we mistakenly think we need to deny our emotions to approach the Divine.

“God is not angry, vengeful, or any negative emotions, but since, having experienced mostly that and not being able to imagine truly wonderful positive emotions, we think we can approach the Divine by denying emotions as well. We wish to … Continue reading

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We make a mistake in denying our senses to foster spirituality: “We kill the God in us, thinking we are becoming more God-full that way.”

“Going outside of our pain, outside of the confines of thought created by our fears, we see that God, Life, Reality truly *is* glorious. And that includes being interesting. Divinity is not sensual because it is lacking in sensuality but … Continue reading

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Sock Puppets for Divinity: “Everything is perfect. There is no way you can screw it up…”

Did you know? We are not the doer and the actor. God is. All is God. We are merely the glove on the fingers of the Divine. We are sock puppets for Divinity. Our only job is to enjoy the … Continue reading

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Religions, and most spiritualities, take the most alive thing imaginable–God, Source–and reduce it to something physical and safe–light, vibration, energy, a statue Jesus

“…we’ve built theologies out of our fears. We’ve created religions to soothe and deny our experiences … our Experience. Well, this has nothing to do with Reality. Indeed, in denial of our experience … and Experience … it is the … Continue reading

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“We are terrified of an emotionless monster, which we call God”: The Tao of Funny God and the Mind’s True Liberation

“We’ve experienced meanness and cruelty in our early lives, so we imagine a Divine with no qualities at all. We say It is loving, but in an incomprehensible way and “from a distance.” So how loving … really … is … Continue reading

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