Table of Contents for Root Meanings

General notes:

  • Root Meanings is a work in progress that will continue to emerge and evolve until the Mind of minds is absolutely clear. The definitions below are subject to evolution.
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Revision: 27 Jul 2023


  • The absence of unnecessary elements.
  • The condition of being highly available to awakeness, life, and Divinity/God/Source by virtue of having minimal clutter, complication, and/or distractions.
  • The state of being minimally complicated or without complication.
  • The state of being undistracted from what is most essential.


  • “In great clarity, everything is simple.”
  • “As you settle into simplicity, you open to awakeness.”
  • “When one becomes profoundly simple, one comprehends the complexity of the entire universe.”
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