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Pat said that at that moment when I made my “helpful” insightful comment she suddenly felt like a scared rabbit hiding in the back of its cage. She was frightened and withdrew.
No doubt about it, I love groups. If groups don’t exist, I create them. But I am quite focused here: all of the groups that have mattered to me have been spiritually-oriented deep-sharing groups
Helper Session Transcript — “I notice that I have been exploring my relationship with Jesus Christ when in fact I am trapped in materialism and deny even the existence of the spiritual non-material world itself!”
In reflection I also see the perfection of my journey and how it has been and continues to be my job in this incarnation to slug my way through my relationship with Jesus Christ.
“Gary, so what are some of your opinions about Jesus Christ, who was he, and, if he exists for you now, who is he now, and what does this all mean to you?”
This week we have been most aware that there are no “To Do” lists to which we can retreat in order to hide from the anxiety of an at-times seemingly meaningless existence.
After our most recent writing group two months ago you asked whether or not I could say anything positive about who I am and then went on to suggest this topic as our theme for today’s writing and sharing.
A Helper Session with Brian O’Donnell – 10/21/2013
I see how much fear comes up as I step out of these external identities and into the void where there are no structures.
And, though I have read these lectures before, they are going into me, into my heart and mind, on an entirely new level.Through spending time marinating in these lectures, I am left stunned, amazed, challenged, inspired, grateful, and engaged with life.