WELCOME TO ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
To access more Elysium's Passage blog postings:https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-postsor https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakens                                                                     Carl Jung                                                              ...
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DAILY MESSAGE FROM THE PASSAGE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Computers and Technology, Relationships, Finance, News and Society, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Food and Drink, Writing and Speaking
For more Elysium''s Passage Blog Posts, go to  https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts for over 100 links orhttps://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage for the host site _______________________________________________ September 22, 2020 On my social media and blog posts, I have included many quotes that encourage us not to fear, while warning us of the dangers of fear. If you frequent my work you may have seen some of these, so I wanted to pull some of my favourites together should you wish to copy and paste them into social media pages such as ...
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A HIGHER VIBE

by Neil Meyers Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more Elysium's Passage Blog Posts go to www.elysiumspassage.com or directly to links https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts       RAISE YOUR VIBE What gets you high… other than a buckin’ bronc? Perhaps, more importantly; what keeps you high? Where do you set your vibe; low or high?  Or, do you just let it happen? Or do you allowing others to set it for you? How do you feel most of the time; are you up or down or just blah mediocre. Let me talk in terms of ‘we’ rather ...
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DAILY MESSAGE ARCHIVES SEPTEMBER 2020

by Neil Meyers Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more Elysium's Passage blog posts go directly to https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts  or to www.elysiumspasage.com for the host site. September 15. 2020 FREE YOUR MIND As Morpheus advised Neo in the Matrix, there really is no reason to fear, we just need to let it all go, especially when we are being lied to by most anyone in authority these days. As Franklin Roosevelt said, in so many words, the only thing we need to fear is fear itself. Most of us, I hope, see or are ...
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GREAT EXPECTATIONS

by Neil Meyers Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
For Elysium's Passage Blog Posts,Go to www.elysiumspassage.com or for post links https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts    GREAT EXPECTATIONS It's interesting what Alice was thinking about as she was reflected on her time down the Rabbit Hole. For one thing, it reminds us how important it is to raise our expectations if we hope to attract more exciting things, people and events into our lives... maybe even a few White Rabbits. When life becomes "dull and stupid," it might be necessary to get out of our comfort zone ...
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SOUND OF SILENCE

by Neil Meyers Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For Elysium's Passage Blog Posts, Go to www.elysiumspassage.com  or for post links https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts   THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG . . It is one of the best-loved songs of all time. Simon & Garfunkel's hit The Sound Of Silence topped the US charts and went platinum in the UK. It was named among the 20 most performed songs of the 20th century, included in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and provided the unforgettable soundtrack to 1967 film classic The Graduate. But to one man The ...
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by Corina Ungureanu Finance, Book Reviews, Communications
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DIMASH VIBES

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
For Elysium's Passage Blog Posts, go to www.elysiumspassage.com   For a list of URL links, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts  DIMASH'S GOOD VIBES What gets you high with life? Perhaps, more importantly; what keeps you high? Where do you set your vibe; high or low?  Or, do you just let it happen by allowing others to set the dial for you?  Are we good with how we feel, or do we wish for something better, more exciting and joyful? Yet that can be challenging when life keeps ...
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DAILY MESSAGE ARCHIVES AUGUST 2020

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Home and Family, Writing and Speaking
For Elysium's Passage Blog Posts, go to www.elysiumspassage.com  For URL list go to https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage  POWER VS FORCE Clint Eastwood speaks of power coming from self-respect, which seems to be very different than what respect Dirty Harry’s Magnum 44 might suggest when pointed in our general direction. (See the below clip.)     Chairman Mao the leader of the Chinese Communist party once said (political) power comes out the barrel of a gun. Though he was responsible for the deaths of up to fifty million of his ...
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ART OF CONTEMPLATION

by Neil Meyers Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
For more Elysium's Passage Blog Posts, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts to access post links orhttps://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage for the host blogsite. . Auguste Rodin, the French sculpturer, is quoted in this very profound statement describing art is contemplation. This seems true in the sense that it is not possible to appreciate art without contemplation. This is especially obvious, as he suggests when we contemplate nature and divine “the spirit of which nature herself is animated.” It may also be said that true contemplation is an art. On ...
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SOWING HAPPY SEEDS OF GRATITUDE

by Neil Meyers Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more Elysium's Passage posts links, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts or https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage for the host blogsite. Sowing Seeds of Gratitude and Appreciation for a Harvest of Happiness  As Rhonda Byre states above: "Your thoughts are seeds, and the harvest you reap will depend on the seeds you plant." So then, how do we reap the abundant harvest we wish to have in our lives? One word: Gratitude! Well, maybe two: Appreciation. Thoughts of gratitude and appreciation are the seeds of happiness.  This post's featured painting reminds ...
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CORONA VIRUS: SHUT DOWN OR HERD IMMUNITY?

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Book Reviews, Food and Drink
For more ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE posts, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts or web host site www.elysiumspassage.com   This post makes the case for 'herd immunity', which generally has not been taken seriously except for Sweden and about eight US states that didn't go into lock-down (see the April 22 video post below). This makes for a very interesting story that I wish to pursue over the next few weeks. Stay posted.   I will continue this post as I have more information to add, including updated numbers, ...
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DAILY MESSAGE ARCHIVES JUNE 2020

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more Elysium's Passage Blog Posts, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts to access post links orhttps://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage  for the host blogsite. ___________________________________________________ June 28, 2020                           CONTEMPLATION Auguste Rodin, the French sculpturer, is quoted in this very profound statement describing art is contemplation. This seems true in the sense that it is not possible to appreciate art without contemplation. This is especially obvious, as he suggests when we contemplate nature and divine “the spirit of ...
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WHICH IS IT, PLATO OR ARISTOTLE?

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE posts, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts or www.elysiumspassage.com  THE ONE IN THE MANY AND THE MANY IN THE ONE  THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS Roman fresco by Raphael Scuola di Atene, Italian Renaisance painter   For centuries Western intellectuals... the ones who influence our precepts and cultural direction, have been divided between Plato and his student Aristotle. What do I mean by that? Take a look at their fingers. Plato has one finger pointed upwards, indicating the One in the vertical transcendence of all that ...
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ETTING GO - THE PATHWAY OF SURRENDER by DAVID HAWKINS

by corina solom Self Improvement, Book Reviews
LETTING GO describes a simple and effective means by which to let go of the obstacles and become free of negativity. During many decades of the author's psychiatric practice, the primary aim was to seek the most effective ways to relieve human sufering in all of its many forms. The inner mechanism of surrender was found to be a great practical benefit and is described in this book. Over the years, thousands of students have asked for a practical technique ...
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DAILY MESSAGE ARCHIVES MAY 2020

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more ELYSIUM’S PASSAGE Blog Posts, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts or https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage  A SPIRIT OF FEAR OR OF LOVE _____________________________________________________________ It’s our choice; we can love or we can embrace the spirit of fear by believing the narrative of our ego-mind which loves to wallow in the toxicity of the media’s lies while accepting the dubious power-grab of the ‘authorities.’ If we doing so, we forfeit our love, and the power a sound mind. Is it worth it? Of course not. We can be aware of ...
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READER REVIEWS

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE posts, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts  or www.elysiumspassage.com The following excerpts are among the first reviews of Elysium’s Passage: The Summit. Some are Amazon Five Stars reviews along with excerpts from two professional reviews (Blue Ink and Clarion). Also, note the full reviews after these excerpts.  "A delightful mix of fantasy, reality, conjecture, and humour; Mr Meyers draws the reader into the story with a gentle narrative that captures the imagination, leaving one anxious to get to the next page drawing ...
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I HAD A DREAM

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Gaming, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more ELYSIUM’S PASSAGE Blog Posts, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts or https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage  I HAD A DREAM I  had a dream, which was not at all a dream                                                                        Lord Byron There was a time several years ago I would pay attention to my dreams. And funny thing; I found whenever I did this they ...
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PHYSICISTS' QUOTES

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
To access all articles posted on this blog go to https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage or https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts  PHYSICISTS' QUOTES ____________________________ 20TH CENTURY PHYSICISTS . The following quotes by various physicists of the twentieth century are a sample of remarkable statements indicating how physics came to view reality in non-Newtonian, materialist terms. Each physicist is listed according to dates of birth. Many of these quotes are part of the dialogues in the Elysium’s Passage series and so I have included these along with several others.   . . Max Planck 1858-1947 Nobel Prize in Physics ...
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WHAT IS ART... PICTURE THIS

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
For more ELYSIUM’S PASSAGE Blog Posts, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts or https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage  The above excerpt is taken from Chapter 17 (What do I know?) in Elysium's Passage: The Summit, the first novel in the novel series.  To provide a fuller discussion of creative expression within the dynamic of essence and form, I have included more of his dialogue below: 'I could go a bit further with this analogue and say...’ ‘That’s okay Eli,’ I said smiling, ‘I get the picture… with or without the frame.’ ‘Maybe ...
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