Keeping to the Path, or How to Steer Clear of Spiritual Bypassing A Sermon with Zen Tales
Rev. Robin Landerman Zucker
In the early 1980s, psychologist John Welwood coined the term “spiritual bypassing” to refer to the use of practices and beliefs to avoid confronting uncomfortable feelings, unresolved wounds, and fundamental emotional and psychological needs. In the years that have followed, many well-meaning seekers have fallen under the thrall of bogus “gurus” who have reinforced these … Continued
Quotes from “The Wayside Pulpit
Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
It is courage the world needs, not infallibility.