Friendly Quiet

by stewart

People’s ability to communicate with me via electronic applications has long exceeded my ability to communicate with them. I’m just unable to keep-up with this constant chatter.

Doctors with their patient friendly portals- all different; business e-mails from web-pages announcing daily sales; I could go on and on but you all know what I am describing.

I’m just so happy all of these devices have “OFF” buttons and I can use them to sit in the quiet of my own thoughts.


Benefits of Spiritual Learning

Sometimes travelers along the Path think they will be free of life’s trials and struggles.  Believing a worldly advantage over problems is a benefit of spiritual learning. It is not like this.  Spiritual learning/striving is in addition to all of life’s ups and downs.  This learning, in some ways, affords the traveler an additional tool […]

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New Reviews: The World of Pond Stories, Dr. Stewart Bitkoff

Book Review, 5 Star Absent from ‘The World of Pond Stories’ by Dr. Stewart Bitkoff are politically-polarizing statements that these days pass for mainstream discussion and describe the plethora media sound bites that seemingly inundate my day to day life. In other words, reading these stories was a refreshing reprieve from the endless cycle of […]

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Pills of Forgetfulness

If you have ever wondered what it is like to have a chronic, painful illness for which there is no cure; this piece gives a snapshot of what many days/hours are like.  Please note, it was not written to illicit sympathy or receive suggestions on treatment; it was written to describe part of my daily […]

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2 More Reviews: The World of Pond Stories, By Dr. Stewart Bitkoff

Book Review, 5 Star Well he’s done it again! In a most mind capturing way, as once you start reading “The World of Pond Stories” you will have a most difficult time putting it down, at least I did. I consider myself extremely fortunate for discovering the great Teacher we know as Dr. Stewart Bitkoff; […]

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About Teachings

When a Teaching is given it is both transcendent or universal and specific to time and place.  Usually offered to a targeted audience or person but also containing a message (Light) for others.  This combination of factors confuses people.  To some it may appear as a contradiction. Wondering how a Teaching can be both things […]

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How to Measure the Outcome of a Life?

As I travel further into my later years, and I look back across my life, I ask myself more often: how does one determine a life well lived?  If questioned about your life and what you have done, what criteria would you use? How much you accomplished? How many people you helped? The amount of […]

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Solution to Complex Problems

In solving problems, people look for one step solutions. We regularly search for and propose singular approaches to often very complex problems. Now this technique works sometimes, where one adjustment or change results in a useful outcome. We must recognize this is the way our mind works: looking for the most expedient, uncomplicated remedy. Yet, […]

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Seeing reality and what is before you, at times, is very difficult. Most of our life we go through each day working, striving and creating. Then one day, we are confronted by the reality that all our strivings, while important and useful at the time, must be left behind.  Before us is a great chasm […]

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Deep, Deep Stillness

Spiritual states are like fine caresses; they are states of consciousness which come and go, and for the spiritual traveler are to be experienced then left behind. They are a joyful time of Union and learning; an opportunity to experience our transcendent self and the Light of Being. Deep, Deep Stillness Give me the peace […]

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A few minutes ago, Lea asked me how I was doing.  I replied: FUBAR (F_cked-Up Beyond All Repair). This saying, I believe comes out of WW 2 describing how American soldiers felt the Army routinely messed things up.  In my case, I was describing, physical chronic pains and as Lea has multiple issues as well, […]

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