And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now.
Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually,
without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.
—Rainer Maria Rilke
How one chooses to live is of paramount importance to one finding meaning in their existence. Are we active participants in our lives or passive observers? When Hamlet ponders, “To be, or not to be,” is he not asking the most fundamental, existential question as it pertains to one's life?
I discovered what it meant “to be” in my early 20’s in Los Angeles when I was invited to attend a lecture given by Mervyn Brady, a European spiritual teacher, regarding a school of philosophical thought known as The Fourth Way. Little did I know, that lecture would change my life forever.
Life is only real then, when ‘I am.’
The Fourth Way is the term used for the teachings of the Greek-Armenian...