8. THE DREAM

The Way to do is to be.

—Lao-Tzu

Over the next several months, I kept reflecting on my experiences in Europe and with the ermine up in the mountains. I couldn’t talk with anyone about these experiences; I had a hard time even comprehending them myself. I continued to have similar experiences involving the loss of boundaries where my sense of identity expanded to include God and the entire universe. I had been taught to pray since early childhood, but this loss of boundary between God and me was too much to comprehend. I went to a close friend, who was one of Houston’s best known psychiatrists, to see if he could assure me that I wasn’t going off the deep end. I told him the whole story—all of what had been occurring over the past ...

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