The Direction

 

What is the aim or direction of spiritual practice? In the end, it is just to become a more full and healthy human being.

We start out with dualistic perception. Then awaken to the nature of mind and a transdual view. Then we deepen and clarify it while we also bring it more fully into more and more situations in our daily life. And we learn to become more and more full human beings, to unstick, to let go of any fixed identity, to see this personality – with all its likes and dislikes and hangups – with some humor, to soften, to fully be whatever comes up, to be a good friend, spouse, child, parent, boss, employee, community member… It is the most beautiful path, and in many ways – the most ordinary…

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