- Remember your Divine essence.
- Say Yes to Life unconditionally.
- Overcome the Spirit of Revenge.
- Follow your Bliss.
The Four Precepts Web Portal & Spiritual Search Page has been superseded by three distinct but interrelated blogs:
Please scroll down for more information on The Four Precepts together with links to selected articles:TheFourPrecepts.Com was a website that I started in 2003 devoted– as the name suggests –to The Four Precepts (enumerated above) which had guided my life during the previous decade (see The Origin of the Four Precepts).
In addition to sharing these four precepts, the site was more generally dedicated to an exploration of Traditional Mysticism, Interfaith Spirituality, and The Perennial Philosophy. It reflected my best efforts (to the date of the articles published there) to come to terms with many of my earlier questions (questions which were also the motivation for much that can be found on my “personal home page” which dates back to 1995 — see Wayne’s World ).
New material continued to be added to the The Four Precepts site until February of 2008*, at which point the motivation for doing so was undermined (in part by the stress of family health concerns– both my mother and my sister were terminally ill and died in 2009 –and in part by my exposure to the teachings of Eckhart Tolle). At some point, I hope to write a short essay entitled, The Four Precepts in Retrospect. In the meantime, suffice it to say that the general approach– while very helpful at the time –proved, in the end, to be inordinately conceptual and overly metaphysical.
While I am in the process of phasing out that site, I have decided (as I have the time and inclination) to archive some of the core articles here– most of them written in ’04 and ’05 –in the off chance that they may be interest to someone else along the way. Stay tuned…
[* To be honest, at this point I’m not really sure when the last new material was added. I see “February 2010” on the screenshot, but vaguely recall recycling older material for awhile before giving letting the project slide entirely…]