Pamela Wilson: Sweet and kind enlightenment

I told myself I wasn’t going to write any more one-star reviews… and then I saw Pamela Wilson.

pamela wilsonSome people believe being sweet and kind is a sign of enlightenment. It’s not. There’s nothing wrong with being nice and, in fact, I think there are lot of nice people in the world. I’d rather live in a world filled with nice people, but what I want doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with enlightenment either. Awakening is not about finding happiness, peace, beauty, or smiling buddhas. Awakening is about finding the Truth and being open to whatever that may be. Continue reading “Pamela Wilson: Sweet and kind enlightenment”

David Hawkins: The scales of enlightenment

David R. Hawkins believed he found a path to ultimate Truth. I think david hawkinshe is honest, but I do not feel his path will lead one to the stated goal. Using techniques derived from kinesiology, Doctor David Hawkins presented a method by which one gauges truth (or consciousness): on a scale of 1 to 1000, where 1 is simply being alive and 1000 is an advanced state of enlightenment. Continue reading “David Hawkins: The scales of enlightenment”

Andrew Cohen: Will he rise again?

I never had much interest in Andrew Cohen. I thumbed through some of andrew cohenhis books, read about the controversy over his relationship with Poonjaji, and occasionally found a good read in his What Is Enlightenment? magazine. When I had the opportunity to see him at a Whole Life Expo many years ago, though, I knew I should take advantage of it. Continue reading “Andrew Cohen: Will he rise again?”

Peace Pilgrim: The walking saint

If you asked me to name a modern-day saint, I would name Peace Pilgrim. peace pilgrimFor 28 years, Peace Pilgrim crisscrossed the United States, “walking until given shelter and fasting until I am given food.” She logged over 25,000 miles carrying with her nothing but a comb, toothbrush, pen, correspondence, and slips of blue paper with her message of peace: “This is the way of peace — overcome evil with good, and falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.” Continue reading “Peace Pilgrim: The walking saint”

Joseph Sadony: Explorer of intuition

Joseph Sadony is all but forgotten in spiritual circles. His Gates of the Mind joseph sadonyis now decades out of print and his research laboratories fallen to ruin. His focus was on exploring intuition: to discover its source, develop it, and use it for the betterment of mankind. Long before the New Age movement, he advocated the intuitive human as the next step in our evolution and the salvation of our planet. Continue reading “Joseph Sadony: Explorer of intuition”