Meditation: Coming Home to Heartspace (22:59 min.)

Meditation: Coming Home to Heartspace (22:59 min.)

Our pathway to our hearts is through presence. This meditation helps us awaken presence through our body and all our senses. We then open to the awareness that can meet whatever arises with tenderness and kindness. This meditation includes a reading from the Radiance...
Meditation: Yes to Our Moments (19:37 min.)

Meditation: Yes to Our Moments (19:37 min.)

When we open without resistance to the changing flow of aliveness, we discover the formless presence that is our true home. This meditation guides us through a body scan and then opening to all sounds, sensations and emotions with the energetic allowing of “Yes.” We...
Meditation: Embodied Love (21:56 min.)

Meditation: Embodied Love (21:56 min.)

This meditation guides us through a scan, to awaken a healing and openhearted presence throughout our body. We then widen to our full field of awareness, including whatever wants attention in an open, inclusive loving presence. “Kindness is my simple religion....
Meditation: Yes to Life (19:53 min.)

Meditation: Yes to Life (19:53 min.)

After relaxing our bodies and quieting our minds, this meditation guides us to open to the changing experience of being alive. We ask ourselves two questions: “What is Happening Inside me?” and “Can I be with this?” By learning to bring an unconditional presence and...
Meditation: Refuge in Living Presence (19:34 min.)

Meditation: Refuge in Living Presence (19:34 min.)

This meditation guides us to rest in the aliveness of the changing stream of sensations, sounds and feelings. As we open to the awareness that includes all life, we touch the peace, stillness and wakefulness that is our essence. We close with Wendell Berry’s beautiful...
Meditation: Refuge in Presence (22:10 min.)

Meditation: Refuge in Presence (22:10 min.)

The movement from virtual reality – thoughts – to the awareness of sense-based reality is true homecoming. This meditation guides us in awakening our senses, and returning again and again to the freedom of embodied presence. We close with part of a poem “Come...
Meditation: Meeting Life with a Spacious Heart (22:00 min.)

Meditation: Meeting Life with a Spacious Heart (22:00 min.)

Especially when we’re stressed, we need pathways to an allowing, kind presence. This meditation guides us to relax and open through our bodies, and then meet changing waves of experience with a sea of awareness that is intrinsically allowing and tender. the ruthless...
Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness (18:49 min.)

Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness (18:49 min.)

This practice opens with a body scan, employing the image and felt sense of a smile to awaken awareness through the body. We then open to all the senses, and rest in the awareness that includes this changing life.
Meditation: Homecoming to Wakeful Presence (20:04 min.)

Meditation: Homecoming to Wakeful Presence (20:04 min.)

This meditation begins with us standing in mindful movement, guiding us in awakening awareness in the body. Then in sitting practice, we open all our senses, resting in the wakeful presence that can include the changing waves of our life.
Meditation: Awakening Through the Animal-Headed Deities (13:48 min.)

Meditation: Awakening Through the Animal-Headed Deities (13:48 min.)

This short meditation guides us in engaging with challenging emotions with presence and compassion. By opening to the “deities” we discover an open heartspace that can hold and respond to our hurting world (from the closing meditation of “Sheltering in Love...
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Natural Awareness (27:09 min.)

Meditation: Relaxing Back into Natural Awareness (27:09 min.)

In this meditation we are guided to discover the space and aliveness that fills the body, sense the space in the universe, and then to realize our Beingness as continuous space, filled with the light of awareness. When our attention contracts into thoughts, the...
Meditation: A Calm Refuge (26:50 min.)

Meditation: A Calm Refuge (26:50 min.)

This meditation includes a relaxing body scan and guidance on finding a space of peace and balance in the midst of whatever life brings us. Also enjoy the Virginia springtime rain that accompanies us halfway through the meditation.