Tag Archives: spiritual growth

Pennies

In search of spiritual growth Fred has been going to and talking with a guru at his downtown office once a week for 3 years. As a result of this relationship Fred has grown into an awareness about himself to … Continue reading

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Belonging to Others

A characteristic of authentic spiritual growth is surrender which is the movement away from a narcissistic orientation and the gradual giving up insisting that reality conform to our desires.  A mark of spiritual immaturity is manifested by misunderstanding what freedom … Continue reading

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Thank-You For My Second Blogger Award !!

On weekends it usually isn’t until late Sunday evening before I can continue posting here on Journey2Kona2019. In late November I discovered that Arnel Gonce had nominated J2K2019 for the 2012 Blog Of The Year Award but I’ve been late … Continue reading

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Life Has Other Plans For Us

One of my favorite “Everybody Loves Raymond” episodes on TV involved fruit!  As a Christmas surprise Raymond has a box of fruit delivered to his mother Marie, which she wants to give back to him since she and her husband … Continue reading

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Even If They Love You They’ll Hurt You

I was watching a documentary about a circus which had been in one family for three generations.  The circus had the usual entertainments of trapeze, clowns, jugglers, lions and tigers.  Part of the tiger show has to do with the … Continue reading

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Our Desire to be Cruel

I read about someone who shot and killed his girlfriend and when asked by the police why he did it responded, “I don’t know why.”  Sometimes our inner life can be like muddy water into which we cannot see and … Continue reading

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Your Character Defects MAGNIFIED

The 2010 trip to Hawaiʻi was our gift to Mom by way of celebrating her 85th birthday.  We flew her first class each way and bought her a ¾ carat ring with 5 diamonds, one from each of us kids.  We … Continue reading

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