Archive for April 27th, 2009

My Twilight Zone Moment

April 27, 2009


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In October 2006, I attended a Self-Realization Fellowship retreat at a hotel in Chaska, Minnesota. During an afternoon class on Saturday, I was seated behind a few young people. The oldest of them looked to be about twenty. As he turned to talk to someone and I saw his face, it struck me that, both from the back and the front, he looked remarkably like John Linn, a good friend of mine back in high school thirty years ago. Then I saw him smile, and he looked even more like John. I couldn’t get the resemblance out of my mind. When the class ended, everyone stood up to leave. When he turned around, I was stunned. His (more…)