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Dialogs With My Teacher #58

Feb. 8, 2011 Student: When we say that whatever is happening is the Universe expressing itself in utter perfection, isn’t this also a thought or story that we can cling to? Michael: Absolutely. That’s why we don’t stop practicing. We find that the deeper our practice goes, the more we have the compulsion to keep [...]

How do we best watch the mind?

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Dialogs With My Teacher #48

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. ___ November 22, 2010 (#48) Student: It seems like the spiritual path evolves like this: first you follow the pointers, then there is direct experience, [...]

Dialogs With My Teacher #42

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. ___ October 28, 2010 Student: What allows emptiness to remain undisturbed? Is it when the seeing of the seeing is continuous? By grace only? Or [...]

Dialogs With My Teacher #39

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. ___ Oct. 8, 2010 (#39) Student: Why haven’t you ever publicly claimed that you are enlightened. Is this because of how it may be taken, [...]

Dialogs With My Teacher #36

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. ___   October 1, 2010 Student: So language, as usual, gets in the way here but I’m seeing that I am not apart from what [...]

How do answers come out of the spiritual questions asked of you?

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Dialogs With My Teacher #33

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 24, 2010 Student: I’m confused in that so much of what I seem to be learning from this teaching, or unlearning, or whatever, [...]