Tag Archives: enlightenment

Dialogs With My Teacher #45

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 4, 2010 (#45) Student: What do you think about all day when seeking is dropped and the story is not taken seriously? [...]

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 #37

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 6, 2010 (#37) Student: So when I am dreaming at night, I am the dreamer, so every other person in the dream is [...]

Is there such a thing as enlightened dating?

Commuter Zen #76 Tweet

Dialogs With My Teacher #24

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. ____ August 12, 2010 Student: Do you find yourself working to unlearn stuff on this path and, if so, why? For the sake of clarity? [...]

ISmile319 – Rubber Bands and Shortcuts

In this talk, Michael addresses several issues; among them, how we often lose the view we’ve been offered by insight. He’s written about this and calls it “The Rubber Band Effect,” and suggests that we take pains to examine its source. Doing so helps us see not only how practice helps us develop a greater [...]

Dialogs With My Teacher #21

Here’s another installment in a series of emails that took place between Michael and one of his senior students beginning in August of 2009. May you find the exchange interesting and enriching. ____ July 25th, 2010 Student: Why does it seem as if I phase in and out of clarity? I mean I’m getting increasingly clear about [...]

The Personality: Before and After Awakening

Commuter Zen #68 (Story of Betinho Massero should have been attributed to Jeff Foster) Tweet