Knowledge, Enlightenment and Selfless Service

By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness While knowledge is important, I’ve struggled to enthusiastically research and learn new things; mainly because various spiritual teachers have discouraged a focus on knowledge, which they see as a distraction from enlightenment. While I’ve never religiously followed any teacher’s advice, I can see how the drive for knowledge can … Continue reading Knowledge, Enlightenment and Selfless Service

The Blissful Emptiness of Enlightenment

By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness When some people think of enlightenment, they probably think of some amazing higher state of consciousness. Like a lot of spiritual teachers have said, however, it isn’t as ‘big’ as we like to think and it’s actually pretty calm and peaceful. Our fixation on enlightenment, ascension, spiritual evolution and … Continue reading The Blissful Emptiness of Enlightenment

Is Abandoning Materiality Really Necessary?

Credit: reallifecoaching.net By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness If you consider yourself a spiritual seeker, then you’re probably familiar with the concept of renouncing the world in favor of spirituality. A lot of gurus throughout the years have encouraged people to give up their material desires and their general interest in the world, and those … Continue reading Is Abandoning Materiality Really Necessary?

More on Motivation and Spiritual Revolution

Credit: Motivationalmemo.com By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness I wrote yesterday that I’m feeling more motivated to help people wake up, and today, I’m realizing that I also want to be more dedicated to the spiritual path. I want to write about more things that genuine spiritual teachers and other sources have said, and I … Continue reading More on Motivation and Spiritual Revolution

Can the Bible Teach Us Anything Genuine?

Credit: Turnbacktogod.com By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness This is going to be hard for me to write, because I’ve always had a problem with the way religion misrepresents spirituality. I feel like religion gives spirituality a bad name, and especially when it comes to tolerance, religion has failed to reflect the messages of various … Continue reading Can the Bible Teach Us Anything Genuine?

Our Path is Our Path… But We Have Help

Credit: Intent.com By Wes Annac, The Culture of Awareness Some people don’t think we should glue ourselves to the guidance we’ve been given from enlightened teachers, and instead of listening solely to any external advice, we should find our own way through the confusion. It makes a lot of sense, and endlessly following a spiritual … Continue reading Our Path is Our Path… But We Have Help

Enlightenment and the Middle Ground

Taken from Filipinofreethinkers.com Written by Wes Annac, The Culture of Awareness “Knowing others is wisdom; Knowing the self is enlightenment; Mastering others requires force; Mastering the self needs strength” – Lao Tzu I write about enlightenment so much because of its importance to the spiritual path, especially for the person who has unresolved habits and … Continue reading Enlightenment and the Middle Ground