Category Archives: Contemplative Essays

The Core Deficient Self and Relationship

In realizing the non-dual nature of reality, and seeing all divisions between self and other as illusory and thought-created, one’s work is done . . . or so the story goes.  Theoretically, at least, any sense of ego is then seen for … Continue reading

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Dark Night: The Breakdown of the Mythology of Me

Few issues can be brought to psychotherapy that better straddle the worlds of spiritual teachings and psychology than the dark night of the soul.  This experience heralds the breakdown of the mythology of “me” and thus initiates an intense, comprehensive and life-changing … Continue reading

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