The Long Goodbye

Jeff Carreira Issue 5 Leave a Comment

Today is the first anniversary of Michael’s death. I awakened earlier than I wanted, but I’ve become used to this in the past three years of his dying and death.

The Gate of Tears

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When I was researching for our Grief, Loss and Transformation theme, I came across the book The Gate of Tears by Jay Michaelson. Jay is a bestselling author working at the intersection of politics and spirituality, and I have known him for a few years to be a man of deep integrity and sensitivity.

Becoming Unhookable

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For years I’ve taught a form of meditation I call The Practice of No Problem. The goal of this meditation is to release our awareness from its compulsive habits of fear, worry and self- concern, and – if we choose – to follow it to profound heights of spiritual freedom and illumination.