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Yearly Archives: 2014

December 31, 2014

The Authority of What Is

In Our End Is Our Beginning The Authority of What Is Wednesday, December 31, 2014 In the coming year of Daily Meditations, I will introduce the teachers who have taught me: the individuals, traditions, and texts that have most shaped my own worldview and spirituality. On many occasions, people have asked me: “By what authority… Continue Reading The Authority of What Is

December 30, 2014

Returning to Love

In Our End Is Our Beginning Returning to Love Tuesday, December 30, 2014 T. S. Eliot writes, “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time” (Little Gidding, Part V, “Four Quartets”). We return where we… Continue Reading Returning to Love

December 29, 2014

Going Deeper

In Our End Is Our Beginning Going Deeper Monday, December 29, 2014 It’s one thing to read the Daily Meditations (or any spiritual text). It’s quite another to integrate the teachings into your very being. I hope you will take all of what I say deeper than mere intellectual understanding, perhaps in some or all… Continue Reading Going Deeper

December 28, 2014

Evolution of Consciousness

In Our End Is Our Beginning Evolution of Consciousness Sunday, December 28, 2014 From birth through the development of ego, the fall that can drop us into the “second half of life,” the descent through suffering and grief, ever evolving us toward greater awareness of our True Self, and eventually death—we are moving toward union… Continue Reading Evolution of Consciousness

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