You are Your Path (Cartoon by Leunig)

Recently I posted “Treading the Path – Living in Process” about how our psychological-spiritual process itself is the spiritual path for which so many seek elsewhere. So much more elegant than I in depicting this truth is this delightful cartoon by the Australian cartoonist, Michael Leunig.

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Personal Authenticity and Existential Will / Choice

Theme of the following quotations: It is difficult to realize the spiritual state which enables the seeming non-action of the Taoist Wu-Wei practice which is suggested by living in process. Until that realization, we experience ourselves as separate selves which express authenticity through existential will, valuing, choice, and capacity to act.

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Authentic Presence Expressing as Living in Process

Theme of the following quotations: The Self is not a noun, but a verb; not a static entity, but a psychological process. Each instant the process reveals unfolding experience within and without, guided by a dynamic or Will which some call individuation, others self-actualization. The Taoist practice of Wu Wei or nonaction expresses how when we identity with this process, it unfolds naturally and spontaneously according to each moment’s necessity.

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Personal Authenticity and Moral Standards

Theme of following quotations: Sometimes the expression of personal authenticity may seem to conflict with the given moral standards of the culture in which we live. Those standards are expressions of dualistic concepts of right/wrong, good/evil, etc. Many standards vary from culture to culture. All are mental constructs which belie the natural perfection of what is, of Being from which the deepest expressions of authenticity originate.

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Authentic Presence and the Mind

Theme of the following quotations: We experience life indirectly through the filter of thought and images which are derived entirely from the past. Yet life ceaselessly unfolds only in this present instant. Vibrant, spontaneous authenticity is sourced by a presence which has established a proper relation to the mind.

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