In this brief episode, I keep with the recent theme of discussing “the basics” to spiritual awakening and progression. I talk about the basic quality of acceptance, known as the first law of Spirit. I include a quote from one of my favorite Walt Whitman poems, “To Him That Was Crucified”, and also a quote from John-Roger’s book “The Tao of Spirit”
Transcript of Podcast-
Nat: Hi and welcome to transcend with nat. This is Nat. I’m your host. And keeping in line with the last episode where we got back to basics. I’m going to talk today, it will probably be a short episode, but I just want to discuss one of the primary spiritual laws, which is acceptance. J-R John-Roger, my teacher called it the first law of Spirit. And it is one of the primary aspects if you’re working on awakening yourself, that you will be needing to move more into, in your life, in your awareness and your consciousness. And in acceptance. We’re not talking about belief, we’re just talking about accepting, acknowledging, Continue reading “Episode 42: Acceptance”
In this episode, I’m getting back to the basics, and discussing the key truths which are the basis for all of the techniques and concepts we discuss on the show. I tell a story from my time with J-R, and sprinkle in some quotes from Kahlil Gibran, the Bible and Seneca.
I’m going to start putting up the transcripts of the podcasts, including the interviews. If anyone wants to help me double check the automatic transcription software for any of the episodes before I put them up, please let me know. There’s a lot of words in 40 episodes!!!
Here is the transcript for this one:
EPIDSODE 41 The Basics – Transcript
Hi and welcome to Transcend with Nat. This is Nat. I’m your host today and this is the 41st episode. We’ve been going for over 40 now. So thank you to all the listeners out there, all of you who listened, who write in. , it’s really nice to hear from you. And, in case you’re new, you can always go to my website, transcend.online and there’s a contact page there and you can get ahold of me that way. Anyway, I thought just since we’ve been going for awhile now, I had the inspiration to discuss with you what this is all based on. All of these spiritual tools and techniques and things that we bring forward here , and even the purpose and the interviews and everything that this is based on, some key foundational principles that I would just like to share with you since I don’t think we’ve really tapped into that level and, discussed them before.
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