A personal blog by a graying (mostly Anglo with light African-American roots) gay leftist leaning liberal progressive fit married college-educated former Baha'i NPR-listening Professor Emeritus now following the Dharma from California to Minas Gerais, Brasil.
or enlightenment is like awakening from a dream in which we believe we
are our story or a character from this story. In order to de-identify
from this story it is necessary to awaken the virtues of the soul that
are dormant within us. These virtues contain the aspects of love that
have the capacity to release all the shackles that bind us to the past.”
can be true to our own basic insight of what we see as true, but we can
embrace other people, knowing that they also may have their truth too,
and we try to find where we can join together in common effort.