An interview with speaker and guide Michael Regan.
Elizabeth Marglin interviewed five spiritual teachers who will change the way you think about spirituality. Here is her talk with speaker and guide Michael Regan.
When we learn to listen well, all of existence is showing the Way.
How did you become involved on the spiritual path?
It’s a strange question because it assumes there’s a time that it starts and a time when it wasn’t happening. I can’t remember a time when there wasn’t a sense of a deeper reality. I think that’s true of a lot of children. I feel like I was born into it. But we have to learn to balance that intuition of the deeper reality with our involvement with the world, with family, and the need to belong. It’s easy to feel like you’ve got pulled too far into an involvement in the social realm. And that prompts an urge to come back into one’s deeper center. That rhythm played out in different ways throughout my life. One of the ways was as a very private, desperate sense to know the truth of my life and why I was here. I pursued that without making it explicit to other people. That was the part of the Irish culture too, you are not sup …