this blog is the continuation of a genuine mystical tradition, unless you get in daily contemplative time and abstain to a significant degree from "entertainment" then you are just wasting your time and mine !
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how long did you live at springwater for?
two separate occasions, four or five months total ?
So you've done resident programs? Even with Cambridge, providence and ZMM?
in those days it was quite inexpensive to stay as a guest, so basically i just had a lot of time to wander, let's call it "retreat" i took part in the center retreats and daily liturgies, which having spent a lot of my young life in episcopaliananglican boarding schools, never gave me much trouble !basically i was looking for a teacher who seemed to undesrtand what it was all about and basically that was only toni packeronce you get to a certain level you are not dependent on teachers at all, it's just a lifelong work then by yourself !it's so really hard to understand you have to look across the generations to find others who understandits lonely and community is an illusion !
How can I come to love Ouroboros, Andrew?
you have this continual problem of proxying into the abstract, you need to give real life details more !