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ISmile279 – Vid: How to Block Your Progress on the Spiritual Path

There are several things, according to Michael McAlister, that can get in the way of realization as we deepen our spiritual practice. Among the issues, sleepiness, insomnia, arrogance, fear, doubt, attachment, pain, restlessness, boredom, and avoidance. Getting caught by any of these experiences works against the potential of opening to a life sourced from an [...]

Got Boredom?

Tricycle suggests that boredom is a lack of attention. While this makes sense, I would submit that the root of a lack of attention is a mind that is avoiding what is present. Looking at boredom this way adds texture and greater accuracy to the “lack of attention” definition of boredom, since at any given [...]