- Ego is a divine grant, allowing the direction and enfolding of consciousness back on itself
- As such, ego is the only known mechanism by which consciousness is capable of being directed out of enmeshment with the environment and into transcendence and unison with the divine… 77 more words
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As I sit here, it’s nearly 2 a.m. and I’m up because not only do I have a newborn who needs to eat, I need to pump so I can build a stash of breast milk before I go back to work, and also we’re trying a new thing where we split the night so the other person can sleep. 452 more words
I long believed that, sooner or later, my position as Superman-among-the-clouds would be formally acknowledged and applauded.
As it turns out there is a deep and abiding (so far) peace, a profound filling up and out, in assuming the mantle of my imperfect, fated, vulnerable humanity. 90 more words