The four stages of consciousness

The four stages of consciousness

‘The higher self struggles to find its way through the web of human thought.’ J . Henderson   Instinctual consciousness  The first stage has to be Instinctual consciousness. This is the mark of early man who had not yet achieved self-awareness and acted purely on...
Contemplation

Contemplation

‘We normally keep our minds so busy that we fail to hear the passing whispers of angels’   Contemplation is a technique in which we open our minds to incoming impressions, inspirational guidance or answers to problems or questions which we set ourselves. It is...
What exactly is MINDFULNESS?

What exactly is MINDFULNESS?

            Most of us go through life making decisions based on our past experiences without being really mindful of all the issues involved. This can lead to the stereotyping of people and situations and us not always taking the best course of action.           What...
The question of life after death

The question of life after death

So what is consciousness? Our human consciousness could be seen as a conscious state which allows us to realise that we are alive and to think, reason and see what we experience as reality. However, it can also give us a clue to answering the important question of...
A new view of spiritual development

A new view of spiritual development

In my previous article I proposed a new theory of the human soul as the complete and perfect essence of each human formed (created) in a Universal Mind. In this case, the existence of a Universal Mind I derived from the idea of a collective unconscious described by...
A new view of self-development

A new view of self-development

I know that there are many people who are very cautious or are ‘sitting on the fence’ when it comes to topics like psychic development and metaphysics, and I think this is due to the fact that these fields have received bad press by using their own jargon such as...