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Are You Living on Your Edge? – from Andrew Cohen

Those who seem to be most alive, most in touch with life and their own creative powers, are individuals who are demonstrating what it means to live on the edge of their own potential. They may be musicians, artists, writers, … Continue reading

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What it Means to Be a Spiritual Hero – by Andrew Cohen

With all the overwhelming challenges we face today, from global terrorism to economic crisis to climate change, it’s all too easy to sit back, observe the problems, and fall into a state of despair or cynicism. But it takes real spiritual … Continue reading

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What Is Evolution? – Andrew Cohen

Whenever I explain what evolution is, I say simply this: Evolution is a cosmic process that is going somewhere in and through time. And we are all part of that process. This simple fact is potentially life-transforming, but it’s also … Continue reading

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Dare to Question Everything – by Andrew Cohen

Both deep meditation and profound contemplation together make up the tried and true path to enlightened awareness. And aspiring for Enlightenment requires you to do two things: Sit still like a beautiful stone statue of the Buddha and continuously let … Continue reading

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Bearing Witness to the Cosmos – from Andrew Cohen

In order to understand what the interior, or spiritual , dimension of evolution is all about, you have to pause and stand back for a moment. Stand back and dare to bear witness to the majesty of the creative process as a whole—the … Continue reading

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Peace Is Not the Answer – by Andrew Cohen, November 14, 2012

    Prior to the big bang there was Nothing, and from that primordial empty ground the entire cosmos burst into existence. When we enter into deep states of meditation, transcending the personal ego and any notion of a separate … Continue reading

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Put Yourself in God’s Position – by Andrew Cohen, October 2, 2012

The whole idea behind Evolutionary Enlightenment is to become a liberated human being who is a real player in the life process. Because it is only in and through individuals who are real players—who have awakened to what an extraordinary … Continue reading

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Higher Emergence – by Andrew Cohen, September 25, 2012

  As a spiritual teacher who teaches a new kind of evolutionary Enlightenment, participating in and contributing to the process of emergence in consciousness and culture is literally what I live for. In fact, all of my energy is devoted … Continue reading

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A Ceaseless Creative Striving – by Andrew Cohen, August 21, 2012

When we awaken to the evolutionary impulse, as the urge toward higher creativity, it becomes apparent to us that the energy that is driving the process as a whole is inherently spiritual or divine. Spirit created and is creating the … Continue reading

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Being and Becoming – by Andrew Cohen, June 26, 2012

  If Enlightenment is the discovery of what IS, then it must embrace the ultimate nature of all things—seen and unseen, known and unknown. And I think the most truly all-embracing and inclusive definition of reality includes both Being and Becoming. Being … Continue reading

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A New Moral Context – from Andrew Cohen

  The following is an excerpt from spiritual teacher Andrew Cohen and integral philosopher Ken Wilber’s popular “Guru & Pandit” dialogue series: Andrew Cohen: When we begin on the spiritual path, more often than not, it’s all about ourselves. But if … Continue reading

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On the Edge of Unknown Territory – by Andrew Cohen

The following is an excerpt from spiritual teacher Andrew Cohen and integral phisosopher Ken Wilber’s popular “Guru & Pandit” dialogue series: Andrew Cohen: It’s rare for an individual to realize that he or she is literally on the edge of … Continue reading

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Andrew Cohen: Proof of Progress

April 20, 2012 This past weekend I was interviewed by Nitamo Montecucco for an upcoming documentary called “Global Shift.” The filmmakers allowed us to publish this short clip, during which I share some of the interesting–and inspiring–new information I’ve read … Continue reading

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When the Door Opens – by Andrew Cohen

    The kinds of spiritual experiences that have the power to liberate or enlighten us are not so difficult to come upon if we earnestly seek them out. But if we want to evolve in the most important way, … Continue reading

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What Is Love? – by Andrew Cohen

When we use the word “love,” what exactly are we talking about? Are we referring merely to our unique tastes and preferences? Are we referring to our experience of deep personal bonds and emotional attachments? Or are we referring to … Continue reading

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Preoccupied with the Possible – by Andrew Cohen – This seems pertinent after our SaLuSa discussion today. ~J

The following quote was taken from Andrew Cohen’s answer to a reader’s question on his new blog:QUESTION: What do you mean when you say that awakening to the evolutionary impulse literally changes everything and inspires you to become a completely … Continue reading

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“I Trust You” – More Difficult (and more powerful) than “I Love You” – by Andrew Cohen

  BigThink.com February 14, 2012, 12:00 AM   Valentine’s Day is here. Time to think about those we love. Even more importantly, time to consider what it means to truly love another. Have you ever deeply thought about what love … Continue reading

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Inspiration Is Liberation – by Andrew Cohen, January 10, 2012

The first day of the new year represents for all of us, a possibility for profound renewal. It’s the beginning of a new cycle in relationship to the passing of time, a moment at which many of us feel as … Continue reading

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In All Your Imperfection – by Andrew Cohen

    It’s important to remember that your ego—your separate personal self-sense and all its culturally conditioned tendencies—is just not awake to the urgent need for your participation in the evolutionary process. That’s why your ego is convinced that it … Continue reading

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EnlightenNEXT – Quote of the Week, November 29, 2011

    From the First Cause Itself The awakening of the spiritual impulse in the human heart and mind is the universe becoming conscious of itself through its own emerging creative process. When you, an awakening human being, experience that … Continue reading

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