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Vasu deva kutum bakam. ~ Sanskrit mantra (The whole world is my family. From expanded awareness, I feel my connection to everyone.)

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In this time of dramatic change all around the planet, it’s easy to lose sight of some basic facts of life:

  • We’re all in this together. We always have been.
  • There is no us versus them. There is only oneness. “Them” is “us.”
  • There are no boundaries except those we’ve created while laboring under the grand illusion we’re all separate.
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posticon 10 Things You Should Know About Who You Are by John Cali and Spirit

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Accept who you are and the power of your might. ~ Lailah Gifty Akita, Founder of Smart Youth Volunteers Foundation

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One of the most basic questions we all have is “Who am I?”

You’ve probably heard it said we are  not only in the universe, be we are the universe. The Sanskrit expression, “Aham brahmasmi,” means “I am the universe, and the universe is me.”

Many of us probably think that’s a  nice thought, but we don’t really believe it’s literally true.Read more

posticon Listen: How To Help Others Heal by John Cali

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A few days ago I was chatting with an old friend. We have a good relationship, but she’s very talkative, and not always a good listener. That sometimes creates tension between us.

This particular day I decided to just listen to her, and keep my words to a minimum. She’s been having some daunting challenges in her work and personal life. She talked a long time, and I mostly listened.

After she was done, and we were about to say goodbye, she paused and looked me directly in the eye.Read more

posticon It’s All Within You by John Cali

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Recently I was facing a difficult challenge, not knowing how to resolve it. It was nothing earth-shaking or life-threatening, but vexing nonetheless.

After thinking about it a few days it dawned on me I was looking for the solution in all the wrong places.

Here’s Spirit:

There’s a Sanskrit mantra John loves: “Aham Brahmasmi.”

The English translation of the mantra goes something like this: The center of my being is the ultimate reality—the source of all that is.Read more

posticon You Are the Universe by John Cali

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There’s an expression in Sanskrit, “Aham brahmasmi.” It means “I am the universe and the universe is me.”

My spirit guides have often said we are not our physical bodies. However, most of us identify the person we call “I” with our physical bodies. So if we are not our bodies, who are we? Where are we? What are we?

If the Sanskrit expression is right, and I believe it is, then whatever we perceive to be “out there” is really in here, within each of us.Read more