Commonsense Almanac, September ‘17 By Ben Commons

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money. -John Ruskin   Tips for almanac use: All the aspects can be felt in advance of the occurrence. It is good policy to view these as due dates for various … [Read more...]

August 2017: The Almanac by Ben Commons

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. -Mae West Tips for almanac use: All the aspects can be felt in advance of the occurrence. It is good policy to view these as due dates for various energies and prepare accordingly for your … [Read more...]

Loving the Beast… by Anna Chapman

Not fear. Maybe, out there somewhere, the possibility of fear; the wall that might tumble down, because it's for sure that behind it is the sea. ~Rafael Guillen Fear is a familiar component of human existence. Most people know what it is to be … [Read more...]

July 2017 Commonsense Almanac by Ben Commons

It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness. ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca   Tips for almanac use: All the aspects can be felt in advance of the occurrence. It is good policy to view these as due dates for various energies and prepare … [Read more...]

Back to Truth by Anna Chapman

Backing out of conditioning is a way of ‘returning’ to our true nature that Swami Atmananda Udasin describes as assistance to moving from illusion to consciousness/awareness or that which we are always before we are introduced to separation. It … [Read more...]

June Common Sense Almanac by Ben Commons

All great achievements require time. ~Maya Angelou Tips for almanac use: All the aspects can be felt in advance of the occurrence. It is good policy to view these as due dates for various energies and prepare accordingly for your context. It’s akin to … [Read more...]

May Commonsense Almanac by Ben Commons

Silence is a source of great strength. -Lao Tzu   Tips for almanac use: All the aspects can be felt in advance of the occurrence. It is good policy to view these as due dates for various energies and prepare accordingly for your context. It’s … [Read more...]

April Common Sense Almanac by Ben Commons

The truth: It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution. ~J. K. Rowling Tips for almanac use: All the aspects can be felt in advance of the occurrence. It is good policy to view these as due dates for various … [Read more...]

April~Follow the Fool by Anna Chapman

Some believe in existence; Others believe nothing exists. Rare is the one who believes Nothing and is never confused. ~Ashtavakra Gita, 18.42 If we stand looking out at the world and make not a single assumption, the ‘world’ disappears. The mind … [Read more...]

March, Expect the Unexpected by Anna Chapman

Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, … [Read more...]