Spiritual Bypass and Spiritual Practices You Can Use

ORDINARY LIFE - Thoughts and Ideas to Help You Live a Happier Life

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Summary of January 18, 2015

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Dear Folks -

This week in Ordinary Life we were fortunate to have two very knowledgeable people present to us information about the Enneagram. Judy Wibratte, presented information on “Spiritual Bypass.” That had to do with the things we all do to sidestep growing emotionally and spiritually. There is no text of her talk but if you are interested in following up on the material presented, she has provided two very good links to additional resources.

They are -

In Psychology today - Beware of Spiritual Bypass -   Why do we avoid rather than accept? Published on October 2, 2011 by Ingrid Mathieu, Ph.D.    http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/emotional-sobriety/201110/beware-spiritual-bypass

Spiritual Bypassing: When Spirituality Disconnects Us from What Really Matters, by Robert Augustus Masters, available from North Atlantic Books.  http://realitysandwich.com/74388/spiritual_bypassing/

Brooke Sommers-Perry, presented information about specific practices one can actually and practically do to grow emotionally and spiritually. The presentation slides she showed can be found using the links below. You use the link below to listen a recording of the entire presentation.

I remind you that Conspire begins next week. You can find the schedule of presentations and “philosophy” behind this additional educational offering under the Events menu.

Be well!

Much love,

Bill Kerley

To view Brooke's presentation slides click here

To listen to the audio of the presentation use the link below