Tag: presence

Why Do We Dream?

Question: What are dreams and why do we dream? Answer: Dreams falls into three categories. The first category is a meaningless dream. Just like many...

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Question: How can I know God? I want desperately to believe in God! Answer: From my perspective, belief in God is an obstacle to knowing...

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Question: You speak of a hierarchy of repressed emotions as follows: anger, hurt, need and fear. I gather from what you say that our...

Releasing the Heart to Get to the Heart of the Matter

An animal will know hours before a storm comes or an earthquake erupts. It is aware of the shifts in its environment, and it...

Overcoming the fear of death

Question: I have been a spiritual seeker almost all my life. I have had many wonderful experiences and feel I have grown and evolved...

The Path to Awareness Starts Small

Cattails flicker behind Indian grass; milkweed releases their seeds; cotton floats lazily under the tree canopies. The northern wind is slow. The pond water...

Degrees of Presence

Question: Is it possible to think and be present? Leonard's Answer: It is important to know that there are levels of Presence. It is as...

Being Mindful is how to Live Fully

We spend much time in our lives failing to live fully, going through the motions. Being mindfully present allows not only clarity, but also...

Contentment

Most people do not maintain consistent clarity and peace in life. They are not content and not clear why. Often, the mind is responsible...

The Answer We Seek is more Simple than We Believe

As I walk my dog, Ghandi, through the nearby park, I feel alive. I witness the vast spectrum of color as the sun shines...

Overcoming Abuse in our World

Question: Humans can be very abusive in their unconsciousness. How can we overcome abuse in our world? Leonard's Answer: This is an extremely important question....

How Can I Be in the Present Moment

Question: My mind is never still and silent. Thoughts never stop for more than a few moments. How can I stop the thoughts? How...

Awakening with Leonard Jacobson – Part 2

Leonard Jacobson teaches that the fully awakened state of consciousness is available now. It is not something that occurs in the future. It is...

Awakening with Leonard Jacobson – Part 1

Leonard Jacobson moves in accord with the flow of life, with the movement of energy in relation to the work he does. By profession,...

Where the streets have no name

I can only hear my own breath, and the crunch of rock under my shoes. The sun, now falling in the sky, retraces its...

A Thousand Names for Joy: An Interview with Byron Katie

''Reality is always kinder than the story we tell ourselves about it. If I were to tell the story of reality, it would have...