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SELF AND OTHER

These talks by Fr. Greg explore the conceptual and spiritual gulf between Self and Other.

 

Forgiveness

 

Learning to forgive is an essential and lifelong spiritual practice. listen

Ash Wednesday

 

How do we overcome the instinct to blame the Other? listen

Envy

 

In the moment of Envy, we are blind to our sense of insufficiency. listen

The Space Between

 

The space between thoughts: reflections on self, happiness, and mortality. listen

Living in Imagination

 

When reality collides with imagination, we truly see ourselves—and others. listen

Bottoming Out on the Self

 

To fill the hole at the center of our being, we end our addiction to the Self. listen

The Face of Another

 

When we look into the face of another, do we see only ourself? listen

After the Honeymoon

 

What do we do when the spiritual honeymoon is over?

listen

Praying for the Other

 

Praying for the Other leads to a deeper awareness of ultimate reality. listen

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