For eons of existence, the exquisite beings of light have interacted with man. They are known to many cultures on Earth as the winged ones, or angels. Their presence has been well established among humanity, but our knowledge of them has been elementary.
The practice of visiting sacred places for personal growth is an ancient one. Walking the thirty-two-mile circumambulation around Tibet’s Mount Kailash—a pilgrimage said to remove the sins of a lifetime—has been a tradition for more than 15,000 years.
As I travel around the globe speaking and training, I have consistently found that most people ask me the same question: "How do I discover my purpose in life?" In the past, who you became was determined by your family and circumstances. You didn't have much choice.
As a senior systems designer in the defense industry during the last years of the cold war, I had a front row seat to one of the most frightening times in the history of the world and the thinking that led to it.
The sculptor’s statement is relevant to the process of self-realization as well. In our efforts to find ourselves, we often believe it necessary to reinvent or alter ourselves into someone entirely different from who we are. We overlook the inherent truth within ourselves.
There is only one criterion for weighing our actions: Do they serve indwelling life or don't they? If they serve the world of form only, they serve what is unreal. On the other hand, if actions serve to evolve awareness, then they are aligned with the purpose of indwelling life.