5 Profound Quotes on Meditation and Enlightenment

By Wes Annac, Openhearted Rebellion The word “spirituality” means something different to each of us. Some interpret it as a path or lifestyle and believe that the destination is enlightenment. Some seekers look at the world as a school in which we develop compassion, learn to be human, and slowly become aware of things hidden … Continue reading 5 Profound Quotes on Meditation and Enlightenment

Just Breathe

By Wes Annac, Editor, Openhearted Rebel Do you want to know yourself? Sit and breathe. Do you want to know the divine? Sit and breathe. In an overcomplicated world, this simple advice can change everything. No need to push yourself toward some amazing, grandiose personal change. No need to become unhappy trying to live up … Continue reading Just Breathe

Franklin Merrell-Wolff on Deep Breathing and Bliss – Part 2/2

By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness Continued from part 1 (read full post here). Some people are immediately aware of the current, while others remain in the dark. “I am studying the effect of the Current upon others. Sherifa is immediately responsive to It and recognizes Its presence, at times even before I do. It … Continue reading Franklin Merrell-Wolff on Deep Breathing and Bliss – Part 2/2

Franklin Merrell-Wolff on Deep Breathing and Bliss – Part 1/2

By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness This is a part of The Teachers Speak, a series of articles on the Culture of Awareness. Read full post here. Franklin Merrell-Wolff was a philosopher who, after experiencing a spiritual awakening in 1936, became dedicated to jnana yoga and the theologian Shankara. He gave detailed accounts of his … Continue reading Franklin Merrell-Wolff on Deep Breathing and Bliss – Part 1/2

Writing Awakens the Inner Voice

Credit: yourheartknows.wordpress.com By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness “You can build great wisdom and genius by spending time each day in grateful communion with your inner voice. What better way of creating a more fulfilling life than by mastering the art of tuning into your most inspired and ingenious self, your inner voice? “This voice … Continue reading Writing Awakens the Inner Voice

Can We Be Sensible About Channeling?

Credit: exploremeditation.com By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness Channeling: “The practice of professedly entering a meditative or trancelike state in order to convey messages from a spiritual guide.” (Source) This will be difficult to write, and my intention isn’t to condemn my friends in the conscious community who love channeled messages. Yet for this piece, … Continue reading Can We Be Sensible About Channeling?