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October 15. Spiritual Bypassing and Adulthood on the Path

Enraptured by our first glimpse of the Dharma, that first ecstatic flash of freedom, it is easy and all too common to avoid facing unresolved psychological and emotional trauma. Have you ever moved to a new house and dreaded going back to your old place to complete the cleanup? Someone has to clean that stuff up. To be an adult on the spiritual path, or in life in general, each of us has to attend to our own psychological and emotional clean-up.
Speaker: Deborah Auletta is a student of Lee Lozowick, She is a nurse by vocation, spent 19 years as the lead singer of the blues band Shri, and is a life-long imperfect lover and seeker of the truth.

Previous talks in this series:
October 1, 2022. Pairs of Opposites (Bandhu Dunham)
September 17, 2022. Escape From the General Law (Red Hawk)
September 3, 2022. The Obstacle is the Path (Chris McMaster and Debbie Hogeland-Celebucki)
August 20, 2022. The Recognition of Our Own Heart (Karen Sprute-Francovich)
August 6, 2022. We’ll Never Be Prepared for Life--We Might as Well Start Living It (Rick Lewis)
July 23, 2022. Timing is Everything: Opening to Windows of Opportunity in Life and on the Path (VJ Fedorschak)
July 9, 2022. Fourth Way Magic: How Hermetic and Indigenous Traditions Interface with the Gurdjieff Work (Rob Schmidt and Stuart Goodnick)
June 25, 2022. Stop the World, I Want to Get Off (Regina Sara Ryan)
June 11, 2022. Kneel and Kiss the Ground: The Poetics of Presence and Purpose (Mary Angelon Young)
May 28, 2022. Basic Trust: The Soul's Key to Being (Peter Cohen)
May 14, 2022. Do You Want to Be Right or Do You Want to Be in Relationship? (Matthew Files)
April 30, 2022. War: What is it Good For? (Bandhu Dunham)
April 16, 2022. Cultivating Spiritual Maturity: An Honest Look at Our Commitments (Lalitha)
April 2, 2022. The Two Experiences of Life and Their Impact: Being In-the-Box or Out-of-the-Box (VJ Fedorschak)
March 19, 2022. Writing as a Transformational Path (Mary Angelon Young and Regina Sara Ryan)
March 5, 2022. Living From Paradox (Juanita Violini)
February 19, 2022. Why Questions Are More Useful Than Answers on the Spiritual Path (Karl Krumins)
February 5, 2022. Survival Is Not the Issue (Clelia Lewis)
January 22, 2022. Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For… Why? (Matthew Files)
January 8, 2022. Giving Ourselves to Love. (Nachama Greenwald)