Author Archives: William Narod

About William Narod

William can be contacted at wnarod@onenesslived.com

You Are Enlightenment – Be It Now

The spontaneous realization of enlightenment is available to each and every one of us at any given moment. It does not require effort, nor does it take years of training. Spirituality does not discriminate, it is available to all. Continue reading

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Connection Through Suffering

Egoic suffering is a way we relate and connect with others in the unconscious illusion. Our imagined stories about “our lives”, our blames and victim-hood, serve as common bonds with our fellow man. Continue reading

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Releasing Regret, Guilt, and Shame

Regret, guilt and shame are nothing more than the mind’s recollection of the past tethered to the significance you assigned past events. Holding onto and reliving the past is not noble, nor is martyrdom. Continue reading

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World Consciousness Today

The collective consciousness of the world is in great need of enlightenment. Suffering, terror, oppression, conflict, and separation have reigned as the dominant collective consciousness for thousands of years. Continue reading

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Expectations and Disappointment

Experiences are rarely appreciated fully because the ego wants to enhance the current situation or make our situation better in the future. This obsession with future happiness and self gratification keeps us trapped in the ego illusion where we are completely oblivious of the now. Continue reading

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Separating the “I” from “Me”

The “me” or mind perceived sense of self is synonymous with the ego. This “false self” is a delusion of the ego and compulsively seeks enhancement, approval, and opportunities for perceived superiority. Continue reading

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Faith, Belief, and Mental Positions

Throughout our lives, we have been collectively conditioned and programmed to vehemently defend “our beliefs” while condemning those who may oppose us. It is the ego’s insatiable appetite for conflict, superiority, and approval that drives our compulsive behavior. Continue reading

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Right vs Wrong Thinking

Right vs wrong thinking has contributed a great deal to opposition and conflict in our world. Judgment, condemnation, and “Us vs Them” thinking is fueled by the ego’s insatiable need for resistance, coupled with the need to be right and make others wrong. Continue reading

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Thoughts and Emotions Are Not Reality

There is a widespread belief that what we think and feel is reality. What is more accurate is that our thoughts and emotions distract us from our oneness with the universe. Continue reading

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Hope Is Resistance Disquised

When we dwell in hope, we are not in the present moment. We are in deeply identified with our minds, our thoughts, our imaginations of how things should or could be different at some future time. Continue reading

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