Blog by Eric Allen Bell - God is Closer to You than Your Self
Have you ever felt caged inside your body, longing to be free? Who is that which has such a desire? If you are only your flesh and bones, then who or what is it that longs to break free of all of it?
Is it just a chemical reaction in the brain, buzzing…Continue
When it comes to the subject of Enlightenment I am no authority. I do not possess special knowledge nor do I profess to speak to you now from some elevated state. On all matters Divine there is but one authority and that is The Great Mystery.…Continue
With each passing day, as I look inward and as I take in what is going on with the world outside, my heart opens. And the more it opens the more I understand why I have kept it shut for so long. The more my heart opens, the more I understand why the world has closed its heart.
Posted by Eric Allen Bell on October 23, 2014 at 4:37am
Art by Alex Grey
In order to answer the question, "What happens when I die?" I feel it is important to take a look at something a bit less speculative and that is the question of what happens when we live.
There is no way to understand death if you don't know what life is. What happens between the moment you take…
Posted by Eric Allen Bell on October 20, 2014 at 4:00pm
"When you place importance
on a thought,
whether it be an idea, an opinion,
a judgment, or a belief,
then you are bound to it.
It becomes part of your identification.
That thought then has power over you
because you are holding on to it,
you are defining yourself with…
I went skydiving for the first time in tandem and the parachute did not open properly. We jumped from over 2 miles up in the sky out of a small aircraft and at about 3,000 feet the instructor cut the chute loose. I asked him what was going on and he didn't answer me. I could see…