How to face Reality, with the help of stories

Facing fears

The examined spiritual life

Gustave Doré’s engraving, from the illustrated ‘Divine Comedy’ of Dante (1861–1868).

Part 1: Something’s wrong

‘Departure of Siddhartha,’ Abanindranath Tagore (1914)

Part 2: Our world turns upside down

‘Job and His Family Restored to Prosperity,’ William Blake (1826)

Part 3: We go out on our own

Part 4: Welcome to a new life



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Ross J. Edwards

Ross J. Edwards

Brooklyn-based musician, administrator, seeker; pursuing a master's in philosophy at New School in NY.