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Bridging the Ideal and the Real

28 EpisodesProduced by J. Pittman McGehee, D.D.Website

A collection of audio mp3s of lectures/sermons by J. Pittman McGehee, D.D. for all those with a deep human longing to experience the transcendent in their ordinary lives in the 21st century. To live a life with more mindfulness and self compassion, McGehee is an expert at describing the value of non… read more


Quantity vs Quality

The ego has its own value system of what quality of life is for us and an essential part of our ego development is to acquire material things, power to get them and self worth derived from having accumulated matter and time. We all want more time. The problem is our ego thinks it's all that is of our psyche. It gets confused when it believes that the more we can acquire of net worth, the more we can justify our worth and being which can lead to narcissism (he describes Donald Trump as an example of what narcissism looks like). Eventually the soul (the subtle body) that we also are is enriched by gifts that the world cannot give us. This talk was given by J. Pittman McGehee, D.D. at the Christ Church Cathedral Sunday School class in 1991.

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