Spiritual Practice

praying without knowing what for

Priority request: Sometimes one has an understanding about the need for a Higher Power, but doesn't see the root of the problem, and doesn't know it's supposed solution. So one just prays.

correlation between prayer and level of consciousness

Request: There seems to be a relationship between prayer and awareness. From a linear perspective, it feels like asking to hear for a specific thing makes you more likely to listen for it.

treating life as though watching a movie

Priority request: a good approach to non-involvement and letting go of attachment to outcomes. When we watch a movie, we are just interested in what is happening now, perfectly ok with not knowing what happens next. It also seems to put one into context as the witness.

keeping physical copies of Doc’s books increases the energy of your home

By request.

transfer of merit (Buddhism)

"a standard part of Buddhist spiritual discipline where the practitioner's merit, resulting from good deeds, is transferred to deceased relatives, to deities, or to all sentient beings" – wikipedia.

non-involvement with all concepts as a spiritual practice

Request: Quote attributed to Huang Po saying "To make use of your minds to think conceptually is to leave the substance and attach yourselves to form. Awake only to the One Mind, and there is nothing whatsoever to be attained."

wanting for others the same things you want for yourself

Priority request: I thought this might be a constructive heart alignment for those of us who are already doing pretty good with self love. By "the same things" I don't necessarily mean only physical stuff although it certainly includes that. I also mean positive emotions, connection with God, etc.

asking "Do I still believe my thoughts?" (spiritual practice)

Request: Suggested by my teacher. Serves as a great anchor for me.

consciousness calibration as a spiritual practice

Request: practicing consciousness calibration seems to help on the spiritual pathway in all points of observation.

asking Jesus Christ to dissolve demons in one’s aura

Request: Wondering if Jesus can save me forever from the burden of darkness.

correlation between practicing meditation and increased income

Does meditation relate to increased income? Evidently, yes.

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, by Deepak Chopra

"preaches the idea that personal success is not the outcome of hard work, precise plans or a driving ambition, but rather of understanding our basic nature as human beings and how to follow the laws of nature" -- wikipedia. Priority request.

catching the ego taking credit

Request: The awareness of a thing happening and then catching the ego claiming to be the doer.

"Let's just see what the body does"

Priority request: A spiritual practice for getting past indecision and letting go of doership. I've had great results with it.

Thought Field Therapy

Priority request. "In order to eliminate the emotional upset, Callahan says that a precise sequence of meridian points must be tapped. He posits that tapping unblocks or balances the flow of qi" -- wikipedia.