Are You Vulnerable to Love?

(c) Carl Studna

Remember when being vulnerable was seen a bad thing? In reference to war, a common expression has been, “being vulnerable to attack.” In personal terms, being vulnerable to your feelings has been deeply discouraged as we’ve been told that this leads to getting hurt. We clearly come from a culture that has viewed the notion of being vulnerable as one to avoid at all costs in order to preserve safety and security. As we continue to evolve as a culture growing into greater … [Read more...]

Dare to Be You!

(C) Carl Studna

Sounds simple? Try it for a day. Most of us that have been raised in Western culture have been deeply indoctrinated from the time of our birth with a whole lot of programing about how we should act, look and be in the world. Between the advertising, fashion, and pharmaceutical industries, many of us have had pretty heavy doses of the message that we need to be someone other than who we are. So much so, that we stop questioning our own internal wisdom and begin to believe that if we look a … [Read more...]

Through Mystic Eyes

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Usually when we think of someone that’s considered a mystic, they are seen as deeply holy, in the realm of a sage or avatar; individuals such as St. Francis, Joan of Arc, and Meister Eckhart  come to mind. All of these people have had faith in, and followed an inner vision that the society have not seen or believed possible. Perhaps these rare individuals are not so rare in today’s world. As humankind continues to open to our unlimited possibilities, our senses expand and we become more … [Read more...]