The Spiritual Emergency of Inauthentic Living

Theme of the following quotations: Some persons are fortunate to be called to an authentic life by nature, upbringing, or good fortune. Many however are called by the psychological pain of an inherently inauthentic life. These pains are messengers, as Rumi notes. Rather than run from these pains or numb ourselves to them, were we to heed them, then we would be lead to an adventure in self-discovery.

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About the Authenticity Project

The Authenticity Project is a blog and a book in progress. The Project seeks to clarify and promote the practice of personal authenticity. What is personal authenticity? How do we practice living authentically in our daily lives? What are the dimensions of authentic experience? Clarifying these and other questions about how to be one’s Self may help finding a way through the darkness of our era to a life of fulfillment.

Michael Nagel is the blog author and a counselor in private practice in Portland, Oregon (my counseling services website ). His writings have been published in magazines, journals, and books. Exploring personal authenticity, its relevance, practice, and possibilities for profound spiritual deepening have been passionate interests of mine for decades.

The blog’s entries are a book in progress. Your comments to the posts are welcomed and appreciated, for they will help to articulate and contribute

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