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How To Be “Never Better”

The other day, someone asked me, “How are you?” As usual, I replied, “Never better.” And she said quite seriously,…

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Why I Am “Never Better”

If someone asks, “How are you?”, I reply, “Never better.” And sometimes they ask, “Why?” Meaning, “What wonderful thing happened…

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Oneness—And Beyond

Oneness, sometimes expressed as “I am one with everything”, is often spoken of as the state of a person who…

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The Meaning of Being

When a certain celebrity came to my hometown a couple of decades ago, I had an exciting opportunity to be…

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The Triumph of Enlightenment

A loyal reader sent in this question: “When injustice seems to triumph, how do you handle it as an enlightened…

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The “Mr. Enlightenment” Interview, Part Three

Dear Readers: This is the final follow-up to the article on this website titled, “The Mr. Enlightenment Interview”, where Rose…

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Being In The Present—And Beyond

There’s a lot of talk in the spiritual community about being in the present. It is regarded as a measure…

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The Answer Is Being

If you ever studied how to play a musical instrument, perhaps you had the experience of being distracted by having…

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You’ve Got Enlightenment All Backwards

In a magazine article, I found a question like this one: “How can we maintain inner stillness while our lives…

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Your Mistaken Identity

Yes, I am on Facebook. But I had what you might call a bit of an identity crisis when I…

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