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The Aspect of Timing in Life, Nature and Your Spiritual Growth – Ep.132

Chris in Alaska


First, Chris read a short story called The Man Whose Time Was Wrong from Tales of the Dervishes by Idries Shah.

Afterwards, many topics were discussed including:

  • Things take time
  • Patience is required
  • Teachers know when their students are ready for the next phase
  • Tapasya means that you’re being “cooked” via your spiritual practice
  • Herb Brooks and the 1980 USA Olympic Hockey team
  • River analogy

Listen for all the details!

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Theme music is part of the song “Flight” written and performed by Richard Shulman.

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