The Challenge Of Depression After A Spiritual Awakening

By Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Becoming spiritually awakened for most people is not a one-time experience and forever after they are awakened and free. People have Near Death Experiences, enlightening dreams, visitations of relatives from the other side, meditation and prayer experiences which uncover their normal awareness to a state of vast brilliant light, a love without end, a realm of being with no observer, only intimacy and freedom beyond words...

The Gift Of Monastic Life For Non-Monastics

By Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

It is 6 a.m. There are no morning bells, no knock at the door. The sun is rising. This is good enough reason to begin to rise. The sky is a painted picture of orange, purple and blue clouds and light. I don’t know if the guests are rising or not. I am staring out the window. If life is a painting, the canvas is spectacular in these minutes...