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Ask the Friend for Love - prayer
Ask the Friend for Love – exploring living prayer

Prayer, when cultivated consciously, energizes and guides us on the spiritual path. This talk investigates the difference between wanting,...

Sure Heart's Release
Sure Heart’s Release – “redux”

Sure Heart’s Release – a favorite talk from 2015 The pathway to our awakened heart includes deep recognition of...

Soul Recognition: The Practice of Namaste
Soul Recognition: The Practice of Namaste

Soul Recognition – The Practice of Namaste In our daily trance we experience ourselves and others through a filter...

Healing Trauma
Healing Addiction: De-conditioning the Hungry Ghosts

This talk examines the suffering that arises when due to unmet needs for love and safety, our desire becomes...

Exquisite Risk Transcript - Undefended Heart
Taking ‘The Exquisite Risk:’ An Undefended Heart

Taking ‘The Exquisite Risk:’ An Undefended Heart – Poet Mark Nepo uses the phrase “exquisite risk” to describe our...

Realizing Our Deepest Desires
Realizing Your Deepest Desires

Realizing Your Deepest Desires – This talk differentiates between egoic intentions (driven by wants and fears), and our true...

Healing Trauma
Healing Trauma: The Light Shines Through the Broken Places

Most of us have encountered trauma either in our own direct experience or with someone in our immediate circle....

Listening to the Song - Part 2
Listening to the Song – Part 2

Listening is more than a communications skill, it is a capacity that awakens our awareness. As we learn to...

Listening to the Song - Part 1
Listening to the Song – Part 1

Listening is more than a communications skill, it is a capacity that awakens our awareness. As we learn to...

Being Truthful
Being Truthful

Being Truthful – The grounds of happiness, loving relationships and a just and flourishing society is honesty. And yet...

Heart
Trusting Our Awakening Heart

Trusting Our Awakening Heart – The more we trust that our awareness and heart are awakening, the more we...

Love, and Death
Love, and Death (Retreat Talk)

Love, and Death (Retreat Talk) – To live our lives fully, we need to embrace the natural unfolding of...

Darkness of the Womb
Darkness of the Womb – Four Key Steps in Transforming Suffering

Darkness of the Womb – Four Key Steps in Transforming Suffering – We can either repeat old fear based...

Your Awake Heart is Calling You
Your Awake Heart Is Calling You

Your Awake Heart Is Calling You ~ As individuals and societies, we are pulled by both the insecurity of...

Dissolving Trance with RAIN
Dissolving Trance with RAIN

Dissolving Trance with RAIN ~ One of the pervasive expressions of trance is identifying with a limited and separate...

Refuge in Truth, Love and Awareness
Refuge in Truth, Love and Awareness

Refuge in Truth, Love and Awareness – The three archetypal refuges of truth, love and awareness are interweaving pathways...

Don’t Know Mind – Stepping Out of the Trance of Thinking

Don’t Know Mind ~ (a talk from June 10, 2009) Thoughts, and more broadly, conceptual knowledge, cannot lead to...

The Revolution of Tenderness - Part 2
The Revolution of Tenderness – Part 2

The Revolution of Tenderness – Part 2 – These two talks explore our capacity to be tender – sensitive...

Revolution of Tenderness
The Revolution of Tenderness – Part I

The Revolution of Tenderness – Part I ~ A two-talk series explores our capacity to be tender – sensitive...

Spiritual Reparenting
Spiritual Reparenting

Spiritual Reparenting ~ When we are not sufficiently nurtured in childhood, we are inclined toward anxiety, depression, addiction and...