Many years ago, Philip told me about a story of Krishnamurti, the Indian speaker and writer on spiritual and philosophical matters. I recently found it, as written by Jim Dreaver, and post it here:
There’s a story about J. Krishnamurti that speaks reams about what it means to be free of the limiting, fear-based pattern of thinking. Every spring he used to give talks in a beautiful oak grove in Ojai, in southern California. He had been speaking there for over sixty years. On this particular occasion when I went to hear him, in the late nineteen-seventies, there must have been close to two thousand people in attendance, sitting on the grass, or in their folding chairs.
It was always [read more]