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Montreal

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“So, how’s the enlightenment thing working out for you?”

I look up and smile.

“Oh, real good, thanks. Really getting a kick out of it,” I recite my lines. “You?”

“Oh, same, yeah. Real pleased,” she says........... See All Chapters
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Alternative People

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"Human spirituality isn’t this dinosaur trapped in the past; it’s an evolutionary process and it’s happening right now, all over the world. We can change the world, make it a better place for everyone. Maybe I’m not talking about people who are fully enlightened the way you think of it, but people who are awake in their own right, all sorts of very inspired people: artists and musicians, teachers and parents, people full of loving kindness and open hearts and fundamental decency who’ve seen that the path of the heart has its own riches and rewards. Intelligent, successful, thoughtful people…”

I try to cut him off but he cuts me off.

“Let me continue,” he continues. “I’m talking about deeply, authentically spiritual people....... See All Chapters
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Memento Mori

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These were the questions I put to myself when I decided to come meet Brett’s group and say goodbye with them, and as soon as I asked the question, I knew the answer. Memento Mori: Remember you must die...........

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Irreconcilable Differences

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Unfortunately, I didn’t sleep last night because I got caught up in a reading and notetaking jag and didn’t look up from my work until sunrise. The result has been two meetings on personal business where the best I could do was collect information and postpone decisions. And now I have this meeting, which is really no more than a courtesy because I’m already pretty sure that it will bear no fruit.Not the intended fruit, anyway.I was reading Moby-Dick last night and I was just about to turn off the light and go to sleep, very mindful of the fact that today would require more than usual alertness, when something caught my eye that I had missed in previous readings:

Glimpses do ye seem to see of that mortally intolerable truth; that all deep, earnest thinking is but the intrepid effort of the soul to keep the open independence of her sea; while the wildest winds of heaven and earth conspire to cast her on the treacherous, slavish shore?
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Myopia

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“Compassion for humanity is our reason for being,” he explains. “Only in this way does our time on earth have meaning and purpose. How could I, for instance, possibly focus on my own spiritual liberation when so many are still living in darkness?”

The man exudes an oily sincerity and I wonder if I’m in the wrong place.......... See All Chapters

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