Mindful Or Heartful?
Empowerments work not only for the positive but also for the negative, eg, if a greedy person satisfies their greed, they feel good. Banks and corporate companies feel powerful when they walk over some small companies. Religious groups, when controlling people, feel powerful. The soldier when killing feels power with someones life in their hands. Boxers in the ring feel powerful when they knock the other person out. Thousands of people at a football game, but only half wi
The Disempowerment of Treachery
Probably the most famous case of treachery was that of Jesus by Judas. In the case of war there is always the traitor, most times it is the weaker of the two sides where we find the traitor. Lovers can betray each other, husbands and wives can also betray one another, so what is it about the human-being that entices some to betray others? Is it driven by fear, lust, greed or wants? Looking after no one - not caring for anyone else but the self? Talking about a friend beh
Rejection of Spirit
We come from Spirit, we shall return to Spirit, yet in between, we shy away from it, we deny it. We sometimes honour it, we sometimes betray it. We do not fully understand it, we sometimes praise it, we can take it or leave it. Some profit from it, some create wars because of it, and kill because of and for it. Why? Ask yourself why?
The Disempowerment of Self
"Me, I, Myself, No 1. I want, I need, I must have, I will have, I will do anything to have, look at me! Listen to me, give to me, take care of me. I will destroy others to get what I want, I will betray others to get what I want, I will lie to get what I want, I will kill to get what I want.” There’s a never ending cycle of desire and want. All things in all of the universes are linked in harmony. When we want and desire we warp that harmony. It is said that no person is an
The Empowerment of Shaolin Kung Fu
In Shaolin temples, students are taught of ‘Fu’, The word ‘Fu’ as in Kung Fu, has a number of meanings. The first is that which comes from the heart. This is the most important meaning, for the heart is our life source, the heart is the energy for the chi, air, water and blood. Each one needs to be studied to a high quality or ‘Fu’ - quality being another meaning of 'Fu' The first 'Five Empowerments' are: The Empowerment of the Mind - thinking through the heart The Empower