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Tell the Tale: The Wisdom of Story

Presented by The Gurdjieff Society of Massachusetts at Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge MA

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May 19 2019
Tell the Tale: The Wisdom of Story

A talk with Roger Lipsey, Ph.D., author of a new biography Gurdjieff Reconsidered: The Life, the Teaching, the Legacy. Joined by special guest The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault author of the foreword.

“All is story,” Gurdjieff once said to a young man in his circle.

“In story you make yourself known to others.”

Story is part of every wisdom tradition, every practice tradition. Guidance and instructions about practice are typically austere: they speak to our possibilities and require understanding and perseverance. Stories are of another nature. They lighten the burden. They are precise entertainments, memories carefully preserved, little revelations. If you listen closely, they

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