How Can We Be More Gentle With Ourselves on the Spiritual Path?
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How Can We Be More Gentle With Ourselves on the Spiritual Path?

Ram Dass
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A lot of us are putting a lot of effort into being more fully present and to being ‘here now’ and we head towards the fire, and in the process, we lose our sense of humor. What are the ways of taking care of ourselves in the process?

If I were in a more Zen state, I’d say, “Take care of whom?” or, “Which self do you want to take care of?” I’d just take it obliquely right out of that question, because that is psychological, it’s like, here is this little self trying to do good and get

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