I know very clearly that my life in it’s entirety is devoted to the spiritual path. My study, my offerings to the community, my study of self, my prayer life… all of it is for an increased awareness and relation with Spirit, for myself, the community, and the planet. The question is how to remain true to my heritage, ancestors, foundation, and local community?
dedicating myself to has been in working with the Enneagram (one of our western civilization’s oldest tools for spiritual growth). It has been one of the most enlightening (and “gut wrenching”) things I have ever been exposed to. After a bit of confusion and brutal honesty, I realized that 9 is my central number… and that I have been working on 9 issues probably my whole life.
t’s so easy to ask the questions of why good things come to those who do evil or why bad things happen when I work so hard to do what is right. We want answers, don’t we? “God, can’t I get a break once in while? Why is this so hard? Dammit… I thought we were past this…”
Thank you for your words, once again, Richard. Here, he talks about the all-too-common dualism in Christianity (about the 7:00 mark). From the Evolutionary Christianity website. Richard…… Read more “Rohr – Christians have a phd in “either/or””
Two young seekers reflect together on the paradox and dynamic of being young men dedicated to the spiritual path. One says, “I have found that if I…… Read more ““Serious” Spirituality”