How do you balance helping others with helping yourself?

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We all have these As the World Turns kind of dramas and everybody thinks it’s real, so part of the fun is to keep reminding yourself that it’s a bubble. It’s a dance, it’s a dream, it’s a play, it’s the play of form, and it’s perfect. It’s the perfect articulation of the dance, so that you… Read more »

“If you think you are free, you can’t escape…”

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You realize as you start to come into awareness that you are experiencing other things as if you are them, rather than in a dualistic way, as if you are separate from them. Prior to experiencing that plane of existence, when you’re still seeing it as separate, you experience things like sympathy, kindness, pity, caring,… Read more »