Pitfalls of the Path

My definitions and usage of various terms in the following essay (e.g. “waking up,” “leap-frogging,” “The Force”) are found in the initial essays in this blog collection. See the entries posted as Front Matter and Introduction, Waking Up and Leap-Frogging. Pitfalls of the Path My definitions and usage of various terms in the following essay […]

Addicted to Perfection

  Relinquishing the “Addiction to Perfection”               Western civilization is “addicted to perfection.”[1] We are taught from childhood to drive ourselves, to “make our best better,”[2] to compete in ever-more-competitive arenas, never to be satisfied, but to keep raising the bar or level of standard that we set for ourselves. We operate in the […]

Allow Mode

My definitions and usage of various terms in the following essay (e.g. “waking up,” “leap-frogging,” “The Force”) are found in the initial essays in this blog collection. See the entries posted as Front Matter and Introduction, Waking Up and Leap-Frogging.  Allow Mode             There’s an old saw that goes, “Don’t just stand there! Do something!” […]

The Forms and Value of Death

My definitions and usage of various terms in the following essay (e.g. “waking up,” “leap-frogging,” “The Force”) are found in the initial essays in this blog collection. See the entries posted as Front Matter and Introduction, Waking Up and Leap-Frogging.     The Forms and Value of Death               The Second Wave mind-set would […]

The Gift of Suffering

My definitions and usage of various terms in the following essay (e.g. “waking up,” “leap-frogging,” “The Force”) are found in the initial essays in this blog collection. See the entries posted as Front Matter and Introduction, Waking Up and Leap-Frogging.     The Gift of Suffering               The title of this essay likely induces […]

Redefining Success

My definitions and usage of various terms in the following essay (e.g. “waking up,” “leap-frogging,” “The Force”) are found in the initial essays in this blog collection. See the entries posted as Front Matter and Introduction, Waking Up and Leap-Frogging.     Redefining Success               How do you define “success”? What does it mean […]

Spiritual Literacy

My definitions and usage of various terms in the following essay (e.g. “waking up,” “leap-frogging,” “The Force”) are found in the initial essays in this blog collection. See the entries posted as Front Matter and Introduction, Waking Up and Leap-Frogging.     Spiritual Literacy               One of the most important abilities for leap-froggers, and […]

Resist Not Evil

My definitions and usage of various terms in the following essay (e.g. “waking up,” “leap-frogging,” “The Force”) are found in the initial essays in this blog collection. See the entries posted as Front Matter and Introduction, Waking Up and Leap-Frogging.     “Resist Not Evil”               The title of this essay is a quote […]

In the Grip of the Daimon

My definitions and usage of various terms in the following essay (e.g. “waking up,” “leap-frogging,” “The Force”) are found in the initial essays in this blog collection. See the entries posted as Front Matter and Introduction, Waking Up and Leap-Frogging.   “In the Grip of the Daimon”             The title of this essay is a […]

Time, Space and Patience

My definitions and usage of various terms in the following essay (e.g. “waking up,” “leap-frogging,” “The Force”) are found in the initial essays in this blog collection. See the entries posted as Front Matter and Introduction, Waking Up and Leap-Frogging.     Time, Space and Patience               The process of waking up involves many […]