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Spiritual People Laugh A Lot

Sunday, March 12, 2017 17:05
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“Living in the moment means letting go of the past and not waiting for the future.  It means living your life consciously, aware that each moment you breathe is a gift”.
-Oprah Winfrey
What you are today is a consequence of what you were yesterday.  What you will be tomorrow is a consequence of what you are today”.
I really like Oprah Winfrey.  We could have some wonderful conversation if she ever invited me to lunch.  She has a wonderful show called “Super Soul Sunday”.  One of my friends and former teachers was a guest on this show.  The guests tend to be people who are spiritual leaders.  My teacher is a Franciscan priest named Father Richard Rohr.  My last visit with him was in 2013 when he was in Louisville to appear with the Dalai Lama at the local Festival of Faiths.  If you can ever catch him on a rerun of Oprah’s “Super Soul Sunday”, it is well worth your time.  I also recommend John Oliver’s recent interview with the Dalai Lama.  You can find it on last week’ episode of “Last Week Tonight” on HBO or I have also found it on John Oliver’s Facebook page.  It was recorded in Dharamsala, India where the Dalai Lama lives when he is not traveling the world.  It is a very humorous interview.  In my experience of holy people and spiritual masters, they tend to have a great sense of humor and they laugh a lot.  The one exception to this was a rather grim Zen Master when I made a Zen retreat once.  Of course, maybe I just wasn’t enlightened enough at that time to get his potential humor.  It was a very serious retreat and my first attempt at grasping Zen.


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