Tag Archives: Gay Hendricks

Melting Resistance

The process of melting resistance is really the process of relaxing the grip of our accumulated systems of belief, which we often lump together and call “the mind.” We resist things as they are when they conflict with the way we think things should or should not be. The best place to start is to […]

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An Epidemic of Awakening

Two thousand five hundred years ago, there was a prince in India, named Siddhartha. He was destined to be the next king. But he had such a strong longing that he left everything. He left his wife, his young baby, and his kingdom. He went traveling. He tried everything to find freedom, to find himself. […]

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Cyberventing: Does the internet bring out the worst in us?

A couple of years ago I spent a very pleasant few days over New Year’s Eve at a conference in Monterey, California. One of the other speakers was my old friend, Coleman Barks, who most of us know for his brilliant, touching and soul-stirring translations of Rumi. We got to chatting over lunch one day, […]

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Overcoming Fear of Success

… Consider the sad and ominous story of JasonRussell. His name may have already flashed past you by now, in the whirlwind of current events. So let me remind you: Along with three of his buddies, Jason created the film Kony 2012, which attracted more than 80 million hits on Youtube a few weeks ago. […]

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Othering: How to Use Current  Events for Your Own Evolution

Othering: How to Use Current Events for Your Own Evolution

The word “other” is commonly used in English as both an adjective and a pronoun. As an adjective: “born on the other side of the tracks.” As a pronoun: “if it’s not one thing, it’s the other.” Today I’d like to submit for your consideration the word “other” as a verb.  Examples?  “Dude, don’t other […]

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Do Collective Apologies Heal or Harm?

Do Collective Apologies Heal or Harm?

It’s hard to believe that 150 years ago, white people owned black people in 23 states. Slavery ended with the surrender of General Lee in 1865. Chief Justice Roger Taney, on behalf of the U.S. Supreme Court, wrote in 1857 that black people were “so far inferior that they had no rights which the white […]

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Becoming an Agent of Collective Healing

I decided to do something a little different for my blog this week. Usually I write a lot for you, but today I wanted to connect with you a little more more personally. Is it possible for one human being to heal wounds they did not personally cause?  Could a German today apologize to a […]

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What an evening!

What an evening!

Hey! Did you catch our conversation tonight with Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks?  We loved everything that unfolded. If you missed it, please listen to the replay here. If you were on the call, please post your comments and reactions with the “Add a Comment” link above So much love to you! Arjuna and Chameli

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Relationship as a Practice

Relationship as a Practice

Here is a passage from my 2005 Bestseller, “The Translucent Revolution.” As with every other area of our lives, there is a symbiotic relationship between the depth of our translucence and the way we view otherness. Translucence naturally shifts our habits of relating, without our doing anything about it. We have less to defend as […]

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