Dear Folks -
My dear friend Dr. Joseph Rachel is going to "co-teach" Ordinary
Life with me this week. You have heard me refer to him many times.
Perhaps you have even heard him before.
Joseph is a Buddhist practitioner. He has worked several times
with the Dali Lama. He and I talk regularly and our conversations
have focused on those four things that are almost always in the back
of my mind - authority, ritual, mysticism and transformation.
Our plan is to focus specifically on the topic of suffering and
the importance of moving away from dualistic thinking. One thing you
can count on in hearing Joseph teach: he will be provocative. So,
let's give this title to our time together this week:
Disturbing the Waters