Monthly Archives: August 2016

SEEKING IS. . .

Greenleaf writes: Seeking, as I viewed it, is opening oneself to growth in awareness.  It is, in part, a cleansing of perception – both the inward and the outward.  How might one go about growing in ‘awareness’?  Here are a … Continue reading

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A TEACHING STORY. . .

Gentle reader, if you have been following my two blogs these past four years you know that I love teaching stories.  The listener provides the insights and the learning – the story teller simply offers the story to his or … Continue reading

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THE GREATEST EVIL. . .

Greenleaf writes: Horrible as it is to contemplate the total destruction of the world…this is not the greatest evil.  …The greater evil is in the hearts of those who deny their neighbor rather than in the wrong itself.  And I … Continue reading

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THE GREAT INWARD SOURCE. . .

Greenleaf writes: I went through a long wilderness period in which I sought resources outside myself and ignored the rich endowment in my own uniqueness – the great inward source of inspiration which every man can claim as his own … Continue reading

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MY PRESENT LEADING. . .

Greenleaf writes: This is my present leading: I must better establish my own bond with the great events of story and history in which man’s potential for nobility has been tested and refined so that my search can be more … Continue reading

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TWO KINDS OF SEEKERS. . .

Greenleaf writes: …two kinds of seekers: those who seek to find and those who seek to seek.  The first see the search as a path toward finding something they want.  …The others are interested in the search.  …The search gives … Continue reading

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CAN THE SEEKER ACCEPT THIS. . .

Greenleaf writes: Can the seeker accept this about his search, that there is no way, no well- marked path? If there were such a way…there would be an assurance of accomplishment, a promise of certainty.  There would be something…which when … Continue reading

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