A Man's Journey to Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach, Michael Segell

By Sarah Ban Breathnach, Michael Segell

Author note: Edited via Michael Segell
Publish 12 months note: First released June 4th 2000

Sarah Ban Breathnach desired to provide males a similar reflective ebook that she provided ladies in easy Abundance. but, she additionally knew that she wanted a guy to aid her signify an actual male event, a e-book that mined underneath the "Men Are from Mars" stereotypes and "Iron John" expectancies. So she joined forces with Michael Segell, former "Men's Mind" columnist for Esquire and writer of Standup Guy. From there, the duo amassed those contemplative, funny, and mature essays written by way of a various sampling of fellows, together with a backwoods hermit, mystical rabbi, and global well known rock star.

Segell writes the poignant introductions to the essays whereas Ban Breathnach inserts her own responses on the finish of relatively provocative essays. now and then she seems like an outsider in a "boy's only" tree castle membership, her reviews sounding misplaced inside of those inner most moments of male bonding. but she forces readers, women and men alike, to recognize the female in the male event, a lofty aim that we have a tendency to withstand. members comprise Sting, who talks concerning the distinction among thrill looking and chance taking in "Let Your Soul Be Your Rookie." event author Tim Cahill writes approximately "The Bravest factor I Ever Did"--face his panic affliction as his vomited his approach via an un-aired tv interview. And Thomas Moore speaks to the ecstasy of melding spirituality and sexuality. --Gail Hudson

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The ocean cannot be held in a teacup. The cup must expand to become as large as the bowl of land holding the ocean. Similarly, the cup of human consciousness must, by concentration and the purification of all human faculties, be enlarged to infinity in order to comprehend God. This it can do only by receiving, through the 1 1 Guru, the consciousness of Christ. Receiving denotes capacity acquired by self-development and inner attunement; it is different from mere belief. how Belief in being a Son of God can become Self-realization The purport of that quotation from St.

So close, yet never able to contact Thy sea. Through the bursting vibration of cosmic sound and the surging of Thy holy name, I have removed the cork of ignorance which so long separated me from Thee, though we lived together so closely! Now my body-consciousness will meet Thy all-surrounding, all-pervading consciousness. No longer will I walk heedlessly, in Thee, but never knowing and feeling Thee. Thine image within me shall meet Thine image everywhere. By releasing the “I-ness” in me, I will know that I am Thou, and that Thou alone art the little egos of us all.

When you really feel Him, you will acquire dominion over all things. Resurrect mere words from the sepulcher of dry, intellectual concepts by the Christ-command of your own deepest perception. Since these demands were given to me by the Universal Father, they are not my own. I only felt them, and gave them expression through the medium of words, desiring deeply to share them with you. My blessing goes with them, and I pray that they strike an answering note on the living harp strings of your heart, that you may feel them just as deeply as I have myself.

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