Meditation: Reconnecting to Silence and Presence (19:12 min.)

Meditation: Reconnecting to Silence and Presence (19:12 min.)

Only in silence and presence do we realign with what matters to our hearts. This simple practice of arriving in an embodied awareness supports us in touching the grounds of true transformation and healing. It closes with a powerful poem by Gunilla Norris, “Sharing...
Meditation: Being a Kind Witness (18:47 min.)

Meditation: Being a Kind Witness (18:47 min.)

Learning to witness what is going on inside us is the gateway to inner freedom and deep realization. This meditation guides us in witnessing our experience with a non-judging and kind awareness. Écouter en-Français: Meditation: Being a Kind...
Meditation – Opening to Full Aliveness (18:32 min.)

Meditation – Opening to Full Aliveness (18:32 min.)

Our tension is a way of defending against the aliveness that is here and now. This meditation guides us in relaxing tension, awakening our senses and discovering the vitality and presence that express our natural being.
Belonging to the Earth

Belonging to the Earth

As a species, forgetting our belonging to our larger body of Earth is causing suffering for this entire living web. In this talk we look at what causes and sustains this trance of forgetting. We then explore the ways we each can awaken a sense of loving connectedness...
Meditation: Relaxing into Living Presence (23:39 min.)

Meditation: Relaxing into Living Presence (23:39 min.)

This meditation guides us to awaken to sensation using the image of a smile and scanning through the body. We then open to sound and to the entire changing flow of experience. When we connect with the changing flow of sensations, feelings and sounds, we also discover...
Meditation: Cultivating Deep Listening (19:52 min.)

Meditation: Cultivating Deep Listening (19:52 min.)

Deep listening expresses the purity and presence of our true nature. This meditation guides us to come into a state of listening that is spacious, receptive and profoundly wakeful and present. We close with the poem “lost” by David Wagoner. Stand still. The trees...
Meditation: Aliveness and Presence (20:50 min.)

Meditation: Aliveness and Presence (20:50 min.)

This meditation guides us to wake up our senses and full aliveness through a body scan, and then to rest in the formless presence that is aware of this changing dance of life.  We close with a poem by Robert Hall. Within the body you are wearing, nowinside the bones...
Meditation: Continuous Space Suffused with Awareness (18:39 min.)

Meditation: Continuous Space Suffused with Awareness (18:39 min.)

By learning to inhabit the body, we discover the space and aliveness that fills the universe. In this meditation we are guided through the body, filling different domains with presence. We then open into the continuous awake space that is both within and surrounds the...
Meditation: A Welcoming Heartspace (18:21 min.)

Meditation: A Welcoming Heartspace (18:21 min.)

Our pathway to peace and happiness is through opening, with tenderness, to our moment-to-moment experience. This meditation guides us first to be awake in our body and senses, and then to include the changing flow of life in a spacious, kind heart. We close with a...
Meditation: Being a Kind Witness (18:47 min.)

Meditation: Being a Kind Witness (18:47 min.)

Learning to witness what is going on inside us is the gateway to inner freedom and deep realization. This meditation guides us in witnessing our experience with a non-judging and kind...
Meditation: Homecoming with the Breath (23:48 min.)

Meditation: Homecoming with the Breath (23:48 min.)

This meditation focuses on the breath as an anchor for homecoming. We begin with an intentional breath (coherence breathing) and then establish the natural breath as a home base. The instructions are to rest in the breath, offering a relaxed, intimate intention. Other...
Spiritual Hope

Spiritual Hope

Spiritual hope opens us to possibility and energizes us to manifest our potential for love and wisdom. In contrast to attachment or egoic hope, which is the grasping for what will benefit a separate self, spiritual hope arises from trust in the openhearted awareness...
Cultivating a Courageous Heart – Part 2

Cultivating a Courageous Heart – Part 2

In the face of violence, hatred and loss, how do we handle the reactivity we feel? Our own anger, hatred and fear? These two talks offer guidance and practice in letting our own vulnerability be a portal to responding—to ourselves, each other and our world– with...