Tag Archives: friendship

Dialogs With My Teacher #70

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. ___ April 27, 2011  Student: Since our last talk, it’s like everything, on the one hand, is easier and makes more sense. It’s like I’m [...]

Dialogs With My Teacher #43

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 2, 2011 (#43) Student: What is the best response to someone who complains a lot? Michael: It’s often difficult to have open dialog [...]

Relationships

Among the richest areas for practice is relationship. Many of us, whether we are in a committed relationship or not, tend to have our connections with people inform most if not all of what we do. Romantic relationships, work relationships, as well as friendships and family relationships, can pull us from a Big Self expanse [...]