Tag Archives: Universe

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 [...]

ISmile330 – Love’s Fire

Michael points out, in this talk, how we  must be willing to let go of our old habits in order to develop new ones. As Joseph Campbell says, “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has [...]

Dialogs With My Teacher #15

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 1, 2010 Student: I’m uncovering a seeming paradox and curious about what you think. Michael: Fire away. Student: Although you as teacher can [...]

Bobby McFerrin touches on the Universe (One Song)

World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale from World Science Festival on Vimeo. “No matter where I go, audiences get this.” Tweet

Daughter's Bad Manners Offer Insight Into Origin of the Universe!

I recently pointed out on my Twitter account that my daughter, when asked what the Big Bang sounded like, offered up a raspberry and a giggle. Fine by me. Makes sense and I respect the inherent wisdom of my eighteen month-old daughter. Then I read in The Guardian that recent scientific study shows us: In [...]

Our Kosmic 'hood

Wow. We’re as big as Andromeda! How could I ever be worried about whether my socks match? It’s worth the wait to expand this picture. Tweet