Author Archives: Donna Mitchell-Moniak

About Donna Mitchell-Moniak

Donna Mitchell-Moniak lives and meditates with residents at Spirit Fire Meditative Retreat Center which she founded in 2003. The Practice of Living Awareness is an outpouring of her heart-mind and lifetimes of meditation practice in various disciplines. See www.LivingAwarenessMeditation.net for meditations and free online meditation training. See this blog or www.SpiritFire.com for more of her written work and classes.

Light of the Soul online study group resumes Sunday, Nov. 23. Join us!

Book study groups are a great way to expand one’s mind and express one’s thoughts. A metaphysical, spiritual, or esoteric book also offers contemplation on subjects that refinte one’s life and intend to make a better world. Such is the … Continue reading

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Continuity of Consciousness 4

Consciousness-Awareness perceives all things equally. Ultimately, Consciousness-Awareness is no longer an apparatus of perception and existence is no longer a thing. But until then, we ordinary human beings ping-pong from distraction to distraction, satisfaction or discontent to the next satisfaction … Continue reading

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Continuity of Consciousness 3

Theory is one thing, but in-the-life awareness is another. What facilitates that? What does each person need to accomplish that? What is your strategy? Two people at the Milwaukee retreat offer their thoughts and I offer a response. Continuity of … Continue reading

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Continuity of Consciousness 2

In addition to the three intrinsic qualities of awareness (luminosity, dynamism, and  continuity – plus their derivations and synonyms), awareness is also self-same as contentment. Furthermore, contentment is equally marked by these three qualities. When we have clarity, we are … Continue reading

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Empty like the sky

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