Apr 9, 2011
What do you do when someone recommends that you try something spiritual, but it's something which you find disgusting, or it's something you've been wanting to leave in your long, long passed past? That's why I call this episode "Spiritual Broccoli." Please understand that broccoli makes me gag, no kidding. If you like it, enjoy it all you want, but I am not kidding that it makes me gag.
Unless you grew up in Pollyanna-land and are a current resident of the Land Of Fluff-Bunnies, you can probably list a few things which are your spiritual broccoli. And if you can answer "yes" to any of the questions I offer about your spiritual broccoli, then you have a full plate of it!
I'll tell you about one example of spiritual broccoli that I forced myself to deal with. When you see how that particular subject turned into spiritual broccoli, I think you'll understand - especially if you've been in a similar situation. And then an author, whom I eventually came to think of as a teacher and friend, had just published a book on that particular subject. I felt lile I might feel if I had gone to my favorite Mexican restaurant and found that everything on the menu suddenly included broccoli!
I faced the subject, and thanks to this author/teacher/friend, I was able to see things in a different way. It wasn't simple, but it was worthwhile.
Let's explore this. Too many people have too much broccoli.