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Ed Parkinson

An Eckankar cleric, visual and video artist, Ed's work offers insights into our inner lives where we can find hope, understanding and love.

How to discover the Sound of God

Sounds of God

Have you ever been sitting quietly with your eyes closed and noticed on your inner vision lights glowing or moving? Did you also notice a sound in your ears, like a wind, a jet or a high pitch note? Many of us have these experiences but fail to notice them as a connection to the…

How to Tap into Your Inner Guidance

Inner Guidance Eckankar

You know the way you feel something is right but you’re not sure how you know? Or, you felt the need to do something but your don’t know why? This is your inner guidance and it can come as a nudge, a dream, or a quiet voice within you. Often people are afraid to follow…

How to regain your emotional balance

Our emotions can bring turbulent storms into our lives. Our thunderous emotions can strike at any time, particularly when a person who upsets us is in our vicinity. This can wash away our happiness and bring turmoil within us. In Harold Klemp’s book, The Spiritual Exercises of ECK, there is a chapter on Balance and…

Spiritual Exercises for Healing and Protection

Healing and Protection

Continuing our exploration of the book The Spiritual Exercises of ECK by Harold Klemp the next chapter covers spiritual exercises on healing and protection. These spiritual exercises deal not just our physical body but also include healing and protection for our inner emotional and mental bodies too. Our imagination is one of the main tools…

How to get insights from your dreams

Dreams give us access to our inner worlds. With practice we can learn to tap into Soul’s eternal wisdom and insights. While our Western culture has lost an appreciation for our dreams, it is possible by using a few simple spiritual exercises to apply insights gained in dreams to make our outer life a happier…

Spiritual Exercise Programme for the New Year

Spiritual Exercises

At this time of year we start off with lots of good intentions of becoming a fitter and healthier person. This is all good for our physical body but what about our spiritual body? Do we have a plan for improving our spiritual health? Eckankar, the spiritual path which welcomes and accepts all positive religions…

Spiritual Culture Night

Spiritual Culture Night On Friday the 16th September, Culture Night takes place around Ireland and in many other places around the world. It is a great night to explore the culture and activities available in your local area as entrance to all the events is free. To add a little spirituality to the evening Eckankar…

What did I do to deserve this?

As we go through life we come across people who give us a hard time. Very often these people are close to us such as family members. colleagues or school mates. The injuries they inflict on us can include: Bullying, Being unfaithful, Cheating or stealing from us, Injuring and hurting us, Breaking our hearts. Why…

We need good people like you

Finding God’s love in life can be difficult especially when we are going through hard times. When life is dealing out challenges to us it can be difficult to see the Divine love around us. A friend we’ll call Mary, told me about an incident recently. She was thinking about how tough her life was.…

Finding Answers to Your Spiritual Questions

Those of us who are inclined towards trying to understand how life works, finding our purpose and spirituality, face a challenge of meeting like-minded Souls with whom we can discuss the topics and questions on our minds. Most religious paths have their doctrine and dogma which can limit the range of topics open for discussion.…

Spiritual Wisdom on Life after Death

What happens when we die? Three Sisters arrived at a meeting to discuss Spiritual Wisdom on Life after Death, a small booklet written by Harold Klemp. One of them had lost her son about six months earlier in a drowning accident in a foreign country. She was looking for a better understanding of what happens…