Board: Spiritual Seekers

Signs You’ve Met Someone In A Previous Life

We’ve all been in the situation where we’ve met someone new but have this immediate and deep connection – sometimes to the point of being able to anticipate what they are going to say next – or feeling as if they’ve been in our life forever. Often this can mean they have been in a spiritual sense as this kind of ‘instant karma’ we feel with certain people is exactly that. A karmic, past life connection and the level of comfort and feeling we already ‘know’ someone is merely our shared history catching up with us and playing out in this lifetime…

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7 Things The Buddha Taught Us About Overcoming Suffering

here are very few certainties in life and there are no guarantees that the life we are living today will be the same for us tomorrow.

But one thing that will remain consistent through your life is, you will continually have challenges & problems to overcome & while these challenges will differ from person to person, the solution for any problems can be broken down into 7 key areas for development.

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Waking Up From Religion

Often our religious beliefs are handed down to us by family and culture, and by the time we are old enough to consciously choose, it’s too late because we are already brainwashed with pre-ordained beliefs that seem to be set in stone. Ideally, the true purpose of any religion should be to facilitate a direct connection with the “Divine,” and to support spiritual awakening. Unfortunately, few, if any religions, fulfill this purpose. If they did, many more of us would be awake by now, or at least intimately connected to the Source of who we really are. Even with...

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The Four Types Of Friends According To The Buddha

Young man, be aware of these four good – hearted friends: the helper, the friend who endures in good times and bad, the mentor, and the compassionate friend. The helper can be identified by four things: by protecting you when you are vulnerable, and likewise your wealth, being a refuge when you are afraid, and in various tasks providing double what is requested. The enduring friend can be identified by four things: by telling you secrets, guarding your own secrets closely, not abandoning you in misfortune, and even dying for you. The mentor can be identified by four things:...

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The Last Question by Isaac Asimov © 1956

Every beginning must have an end and this is the tale of that end. The last question regales the story of mankind and provides an interesting look at our future.  No matter how successful we might be, no matter what obstacles we might overcome, there is a limit.  The universe has a shelf life and as a result so do we.  Each section of this story jumps further and further forward in time until we reach the inevitable heat death of the universe and shows that sometimes and ending is not really and ending. The last question was asked for the first time, half in...

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The Egg by Andy Weir

You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so utterly shattered you were better off, trust me. And that’s when you met me. “What… what happened?” You asked. “Where am I?” “You died,” I said, matter-of-factly. No point in mincing words. “There was a… a truck and it was skidding…” “Yup,” I said. “I… I died?” “Yup. But don’t...

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Jennifer Smith

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