#3467 - Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - Editor: Jerry Katz
- #3467 - Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - Editor: Jerry Katz
The Nonduality Highlights - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NDhighlights
In this issue an excerpt from Sobriety and Inspiration, by Richard G. Hartnett. This book is designed to bring about a shift from ego consciousness to nondual awareness.Richard G. Hartnett,MA ,MS , LCADC,isaformerJesuitpriest ,aformerchaplain at HazeldenNew York ,and currentlyalicensedclinicalalcoholanddrug counselorinprivatepracticeinNew Jersey .
Excerpts from Sobriety and Inspiration: Entrusting Ourselves
to the Source of Our Healing and Creativity
by Richard G. Hartnett
MEDITATION TO LET GOD BE OUR CENTER
I was to test my thinking by the new God-consciousness within.
- AlcoholicsAnonymous , pg. 13.
Wehavebeenlivingout ofa self-centeredperspectiveforsolong ,wenowwonderwhatwillhappen tousifweletGodbecomeour center. Eventhoughitwasconfiningandfrustrating ,stillwewereaccustomed toouregocentriclifestyle. Andwefeltwewereinaposition tosatisfyourdesireswithouthaving toplease anyoneelse.
Buttherewasalsoasteepprice topay. Most ofall ,wewerelonely. Wemayhavehadfriendsandevenlovers ,butwestillfeltdistantfromeveryone. Nomatterhowmuchwemighthavedoneforothers ,westillfelt unappreciated. Wewerelocked intoourseparateselves ,andsowecouldntunitewith anyone.