11748Re: Andy: change and growth
- Nov 28, 2003--- In email@example.com, "jodyrrr"
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Andy<endofthedream@y...>
> wrote:*****This "trajectory of development" may occur in contexts other
> > There is no growth.
> > There is only apparent change.
> Some patterns and directions that can be observed in change are what
> we call growth.
> From the regard of the individual, there is a trajectory of
> development which seems to occur in the context of a spiritual
than spiritual practice as well. Spiritual practice is nothing
> Especially fruitful practices trigger wholesale transformation of*****Very good! We cannot NOT be what we already are (and have
> the personality and the identity structures that are the
> individual. It can be looked at as the combustion of
> identification, a harvesting of the significances which harbor the
> attachment to the personal being we think we are rather than the
> impersonal one we never have not been.
always been). But sometimes this is most difficult (if not
impossible!) to see.
> When we know ourselves as that one, we can then see that we have*****Yes, this captures the paradox of change-no change very neatly.
> never changed to be it.
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