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Workbook Three Exercises

Awakening Affirmations I wish to wake up I wish to gain enlightenment I wish consciousness to descend into the vessel. I wish to move forward as fast and as safely as possible. I wish to only the highest information for collective good of all of creation. Scales Self...

“G” is for Growth

“G” is for Growth

This lesson is excerpted from Lightning Path Workbook Two: The Healing. From these and similar observations, we may generalize and say that the average child in our society generally prefers a safe, orderly, predictable, organized world, which he (sic) can count on,...

Introduction to LP Workbook Three Connection

Introduction to LP Workbook Three Connection

Greetings and welcome to Lightning Path Workbook Three: Connection Framework. If you are engaging with this book then you should have already read Lightning Path Workbook One: The Basics and Lightning Path Workbook Two: Healing. At this point, you should know basic LP...

“N” is for Needs

This lesson is excerpted from Lightning Path Workbook Two: The Healing. So far in this workbook, we have looked at key aspects of human development and pathology that have to be addressed if one is to proceed forward towards healing and connection. As identified in...

“I” is for Ideology

This lesson is excerpted from Lightning Path Workbook Two: The Healing. In the last chapter, we took a look at the problem of lying. There we learned how pervasive lying is and how the lies we tell ourselves and others are obstacles to authentic healing and...

“L” is for Lies

This lesson is excerpted from Lightning Path Workbook Two: The Healing. In the previous section, we took a look at “addiction,” or what we call . As we saw there, toxic attachment to substances, behaviours, and even people develop because...

“A” is for Addiction

This lesson is excerpted from Lightning Path Workbook Two: The Healing. So far in this workbook, we have looked at the issue of getting help if you need it, and the importance of safe and non-toxic environments to the healing, connection, and human development...

“E” is for Healthy Environment

<div class="notice"> This lesson is excerpted from <a href="https://press.lightningpath.org/product/the-lightning-path-book-two-healing/">Lightning Path Workbook Two: The Healing</a>. </div> In the last unit, we looked at the issue of help....

“H” is for Help

This lesson is excerpted from Lightning Path Workbook Two: The Healing. As you are now aware, this book is a book to help you heal so that you can successfully reconnect. It would be nice if we could say that healing and reconnection are easy processes. It would be...

Introduction: Why Healing?

This lesson is excerpted from Lightning Path Workbook Two: The Healing. As you pick up this workbook for the first time, a first question that might pop into your mind at the outset is why, in the context of human development and spiritual connection, are we talking...

How to Stay on Course

How to Stay on Course

This lesson is excerpted from Lightning Path Workbook One: The Basics. In the last unit, we talked a bit about the importance of breathing and some of the fears and issues it can help you with. We learned, among other things, that breathing is an important stress,...

The Importance of Breathing

The Importance of Breathing

This lesson is excerpted from Lightning Path Workbook One: The Basics. In the last few units of this introductory booklet we have talked about the nature of awakening, healing, connecting, initiating the process, lubricating the gears, and navigating some of the...

The Importance of Staying Positive

The Importance of Staying Positive

This lesson is excerpted from Lightning Path Workbook One: The Basics. In the last lesson, we looked at ideas and techniques necessary to get you started on your path back to connection. We noted the importance of discipline, focus, strength, and boundaries, and also...

LP Core Beliefs

We believe that all beings are born healthy and whole and that they only need proper support and care in order to develop to their full and connected potential. We believe that all beings are born powerful and connected, but that over the course of years, Toxic...

Lubricating the Gears of Connection

This lesson is excerpted from Lightning Path Workbook One: The Basics. In the last couple of lessons, we have talked about the nature of connection, how to initiate connection, some of the outcomes of connection, like awakening (a.k.a. enlightenment) and activation,...

The “Answer” of Evil

The “Answer” of Evil

As you learned in the last chapter, religions are institutionalized attempts to answer big questions. For an introductory book on religion, this is a great start; however, understanding religion has to go beyond this definition because, unfortunately, religions, while...

Visualization Magic

Visualization Magic

Visualization is a critical spiritual skill. This article provides guidance on how to use visualization to heal and connect

2020 – The Year Ahead

2020 – The Year Ahead

In optometry, the number 2020 represents perfect vision. When you have 2020 vision, you see things clearly. It is the same for the year 2020. The year 2020 is the year of perfect vision, and final choice. From the lowest and most insignificant to the richest and most...

What is Religion?

What is Religion?

This post excerpted from the book "Rocket Scientists' Guide to Religion" Before you start, take a moment to complete this poll. Results will be revealed after you vote. So what is religion? Answering that question is obviously why you are here. You have...

Initiating Connection and Dealing with the Challenges

Initiating Connection and Dealing with the Challenges

In the first unit of this workbook, we learned the exact nature of the process of connection, which is connecting the spiritual ego to bodily ego and filling the physical unit with the higher Consciousness of your Highest Self. As you connect and fill the vessel, you...

The Ubiquity of Mystical Experience

The Ubiquity of Mystical Experience

“If one purges the Judaism of the Prophets and Christianity as Jesus Christ taught it of all subsequent additions, especially those of the priests, one is left with a teaching which is capable of curing all the social ills of humanity.” ~ Albert Einstein In a previous...

The Family – Netflix Docuseries

The Family – Netflix Docuseries

Here is an awesome, and incredibly disturbing, documentary on how fascist power is wielded and developed. In this series, "The Family" (which is a secretive group of powerful white males remarkably like those portrayed in The Handmaid's Tale) is exposed. In this film,...

Welcome to the Machine

Welcome to the Machine

Welcome to the Machine is a song Pink Floyd about , and an indoctrination "pipeline" that leads directly towards placement, like a Cog, into your place in (i.e., The Machine). It's a disturbing song that points to the...

The Wild Fox Koan

The following is a Zen fable, a Zen koan, a "teaching story," about a Zen master who was turned into a fox after suggesting that somebody who "practices with great devotion" is somehow above cause and effect, somehow above the natural laws of nature, and the rules of...

The Dark Legacy of Carlos Castaneda

The Dark Legacy of Carlos Castaneda

Here is something for ya. A rather negative assessment of the sham shaman Carlos Castaneda, an anthropological graduate student who lied about his credentials, lied about his contact with Shamans, and fooled such luminaries as John Lennon and Michael Murphy (founder...

Teachings of Sufism

Teachings of Sufism

Teachings of Sufism is a short collection of Sufi texts, selected and translated by Carl Ernst. It is a remarkably useful text, giving a window into Islamic teachings about connection. You will find much useful information and many profound parallels between core LP...

Cowspiracy

Cowspiracy

A link suggested by Vayda. It is about the dysfunctional meat industry and its horrible impact on the plant, and on our body's. If you don't have Netflix you can purchase the documentary for a few dollars. Additional Reading Milne, Hugh. 2015. Bhagwan: The God That...

Create your Personal Sacred Text

Create your Personal Sacred Text

The book Create Your Personal Sacred Text is a [spwiki]Connection Manual[/spwiki] written by psychologist and family therapist, Bobbi L. Parish. The manual takes a gentle approach to the expansion of [spwiki]Connection[/spwiki]. In this book, Parish recommends a research-oriented connection practice

Everybody has a Connection Experience

Everybody has a Connection Experience

This is a scholarly article also published in Spirituality Studies. Let's face it, these hidden laws [of mysticism] are hidden, but they are only hidden by [your] own ignorance. And the word mystical is just arrived at through people's ignorance. There's nothing...

Einstein – Religion and Science

Einstein – Religion and Science

What was Albert Einstein’s view of religion? As you’ll see in this week’s reading, he thought religion developed in three stages; a magical stage of causal confusion, an intermediate stage of pastoral comfort, and an advanced and authentic stage of religious experience, which led to cosmic religious feelings, and the ultimate salvation of humanity.

Transformational Change

Transformational Change

[spwiki]Connection Experiences[/spwiki] can be small and incremental, but they can also be powerful, transformative, and lead to life-changing outcomes. Psychologists call this “transformational change.” Read all about it in the book Transformational Change

The Power of Visualization

The Power of Visualization

Visualization is an important psychological, emotional, and spiritual technique. Find out how visualization can help you begin your connection process.

The Man in the Mirror

The Man in the Mirror

A powerful song sung by Michael Jackson about the importance of healing the “man in the mirror,” which is, on the LP, “the center”, or the “Self in the middle.” As Michael sang, if you want to heal the world, start with your Self and move on out from there. 

Tools of Creation – Fungi

Tools of Creation – Fungi

Science is advancing quite fast these days. A recent Nature of Things documentary, The Kingdom: How Fungi made Our World, demonstrates how Fungi are responsible for creating dirt from rocks (dirt, of course, is the foundation for all life on this planet)  but also...

Authentic Marxist Spirituality

Authentic Marxist Spirituality

This is an article by George N. Lundskow who is a sociologist of religion. This article is an attempt to offer Neopagan spiritualities up as what on the LP we would call but what he calls. ...

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