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“If you had the chance to change your fate, would you?“

July 17, 2012

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I saw Brave (in 3D!) last night – very impressed. If you watch the trailer, the main character Merida will tell you that this is a movie about changing one’s fate. *** spoiler alert – do not keep reading if you don’t want any spoilage! *** Indeed Merida does change her fate, not by spells […]

How Can I Trust My Heart?

April 25, 2012

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Is the heart truly trustworthy? Oh how I yearn to follow my heart but can I trust it, really trust it? This is the most pertinent question in my life right now. There is some confusion, in me and in you too, about what it means to follow the heart. Instinctual compulsions, lust, and much […]

Weeping for Love

April 25, 2012

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From a dialogue with Anandamayi Ma Question :      How shall we realise God? Ma :                 Weep for Him and you will find Him. Question:       I cannot weep at all, tears simply won’t come. What shall I do? MA: (laughing), Seek the company of those who weep. Keep the company of pure and […]

A Course of Love – The Way of the Heart

April 18, 2012

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My copy just got in yesterday and I’m eager to share. The entire text of A Course of Love is available online but this stunningly beautiful foreword from the second edition has not yet been posted. (Foreword from the Second Edition of “A Course of Love“) A Course of Love is an invitation to “share […]

The Best Easter Sermon Ever

April 9, 2012

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This weekend our little Unitarian Fellowship had to come up with a last minute Easter service because our planned guest speaker was sick. I found this beautiful sermon online, and did my best to present it without sobbing. You can listen to me read this beautiful  and moving sermon (with a few pauses were I […]

Why am I Still Here?

March 31, 2012

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So after kind of bashing the legitimacy of spiritual seeking online, I’m still here and planning to write about spiritual topics. And Myers-Briggs. But why? Why bother? Why does anyone blog? 1) Because I do viscerally feel connected with people online.  My feelings about blogging – my blogs and other people’s – are real to […]

4 Reasons You Won’t Find Enlightenment Online

March 28, 2012

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I recently  watched Ethan Nichtern’s  talk called  “The Internet Is Not Your Teacher.”  which explains why, if you are seeking spirituality on the internet, your meanderings are doomed to superficiality. I’ve summarized 4 reasons, drawing mostly from his talk (thanks to Buddhist Geeks for including a transcript!). 1. Wisdom is Cheap First-off, Nichtern discusses the […]