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AscendingSpiralsOfUnderstanding – Excerpt From A Letter To A friend – 24 June 2013

From my current perspective, it feels like I’m only now beginning to see what this journey is all about. When it began, I very much thought it was about ‘Becoming.’ Although it wasn’t clear exactly what I was going to become, I felt very strongly that by launching myself abroad and taking such a massive leap of faith I was embarking on a journey that would result in radical self-transformation. In retrospect, there was a flavor of desperation in the way I set out on this path – perhaps similar to our stereotypical idea of a man’s mid-life crisis: he leaves his wife and kids, buys a motorcycle, and tries to forge a new identity because (for whatever reason) he can’t accept the one he has. Continue reading