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    To be authentic is an ongoing process, because we have so many demands for inauthenticity. I think it is to really do your human homework, to take sacred time and space daily, if you can, whether your form is meditation or prayer or journaling. It is to demand of yourself and require of yourself the ongoing pursuit of the truth of your own being and condition. It’s also to be merry about it and not to take one’s self too seriously. Have a good deal of laughter, a good deal of loving whoever or whatever it is that you love, and to increase your capacity for loving. If you increase your capacity for loving — it can be a dog, a flower, an idea, ihe beloved of the soul, the other who is in front of you —and increase your deep appreciation, I suspect that your own authentic being grows. — Jean Houston

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    Jean Houston
    Jean Houston is a visionary thinker, teacher, and philosopher who pioneered the Human Potential Movement during the late 1970s and developed the Social Artistry leadership model used by the United Nations Development Group. Over the course of her work, Houston has developed a worldwide network of social leaders, educators, and philosophers such as: Aldous Huxley, Joseph Campbell, Carl Jung, Helen Keller, and Margaret Mead, giving her unique insight into the human potential. Houston reaches millions of people throughout the year via her teleseminars, lectures, and symposiums. She has written over 26 books in her lifetime. Visit jeanhouston.org and facebook.com/jean.houston.page.

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