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Who Are You? You’re a Flashlight

What you’re NOT is your mind.

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A pillar of the spiritual journey is determining who you are and, just as important, who you aren’t. The problem plaguing humanity is that most people identify themselves with something they aren’t: Their minds.

This mind versus consciousness topic is wide-ranging and can be examined from a multitude of perspectives. This piece is…




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David Gerken

David Gerken

Meditation and Mindfulness teacher. Dad of three precious kids. Former writer for THE WEST WING. Follow me at

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