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Dialogs With My Teacher #66

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. ___ Mar. 29, 2011  Student: How are any of us to know for sure what we are supposed to do in life? Michael: I don’t [...]

ISmile315 – The One Precept: Do No Harm

In this talk, Michael speaks about how the One Precept of “Doing No Harm” can actualize the potential of awakening in any situation. Along these lines, Michael openly shares how he and his wife have separated so that their marriage might be exposed to a more powerful expanse of clarity. He relates this shared decision [...]

The good, the bad and the ugly… and the beautiful

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Encore Post – Teachers

This post was originally offered in June of 2008 as part of the book, Awake in This Life. ___ So why is it that so many seemingly enlightened masters get into so much trouble? If someone Awakens, we might imagine that he or she is beyond all of the bad stuff. Unfortunately, this isn’t true. [...]