Tag Archives: illusion

ISmile292 – Dancing with Challenges

What would it be like to be able to welcome any challenge as an invitation into awakening? Our relationship to our troubles determines the answer to this question. Are we avoiding anything? Are we at war? Harboring ill-will? Acting from desperation? Hungry for something, anything, other than what’s actually happening? Are you going for pleasure [...]

ISmile288 – The Ego As Delusion

In this Dharma talk, Michael challenges each of us to look for the source of the ego. In doing so, we find that the “eGO!” as his 3 year-old daughter refers to it, is simply the name we give to the mind in motion. This label isn’t anything substantial unless we identify with it. Seeing [...]