September 2014

The Edge

by Sophie September 9, 2014 Abuse survivor

Personal growth in general, and spiritual awakening in particular, offer illogical, winding paths. I think partly to surprise us and to train us to let go of expectation, let go of baggage and let go of ego. When we commit to growth and awakening, we learn to live with the unexpected, we find the lessons […]

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When You Trust Your Spiritual Teacher

by Sophie September 1, 2014 Awakening

Many years ago, when I was in my twenties and before I had children, I had a Tibetan Buddhist teacher in Oxford (England). I trusted her, admired her and was willing to learn from her. She felt familiar to me. I accepted her presence and practices as soothing and helpful. I had not started remembering […]

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