Dialogs With My Teacher #29

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Here’s another installment in a series of emails that took place between Michael and one of his senior students beginning the Summer of 2009. May you find the exchange interesting and enriching. ___ September 13,  2010 Student: What does “being wrong” mean from the enlightened or Infinite perspective? Michael: It’s just like “being right.” From an enlightened perspective it’s like a punchline …

Encore Post – One as All and All as One

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This entry comes from the book, Awake in This Life. _____ As man moves towards spiritual freedom, he moves also towards oneness. —Aurobindo Before a person studies Zen, mountains are mountains and waters are waters; after a first glimpse into the truth of Zen, mountains are no longer mountains and waters are not waters; after enlightenment, mountains are once again mountains …

Real Humility

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Over at the Washington Post’s, On Faith section, John Mark Reynolds makes the point that humility supports our spiritual evolution. He also suggests that we have little control over God’s plan for us: The events that impact a nation are ultimately in God’s hands. Because God loves human beings, He does not always give us what “we deserve.” No nation, …