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True Resilience - Awakening through All circumstances
True Resilience – Awakening through All Circumstances – Part 1

True Resilience – Awakening through All Circumstances – Part 1 Spiritual resilience enables us to deepen compassion and wisdom...

Three Blessings in Spiritual Life - part 3 - mirror
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 3: A Mirror

Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 3: A Mirror This 3- part series explores three capacities we all...

Three Blessings on the Spiritual Path - Pt2 - Inner Fire
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 2: Inner Fire

Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 2: Inner Fire This 3- part series explores three capacities we all...

Forgiveness - Three Blessings in Spiritual Life - Part 1
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 1: Forgiveness

Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part I: Forgiveness This 3- part series explores three capacities we all have,...

Love is Always Here
Love is Always Here

Love is Always Here – One expression of suffering is forgetting that we are intrinsically lovable and worthy. This...

Radical Self-Honesty: The Joy of Getting Real
Radical Self-Honesty: The Joy of Getting Real

Radical Self-Honesty: The Joy of Getting Real – Our suffering arises from the unseen, unfelt, resisted parts of our...

Part 2: Refuge in the Wilderness - Coming Home to Embodied Presence
Part 2: Refuge in the Wilderness – Coming Home to Embodied Presence

Part 2: Refuge in the Wilderness – Coming Home to Embodied Presence When we live from our mental control...

Refuge in the Wilderness
Part 1: Refuge in the Wilderness – Coming Home to Embodied Presence

When we live from our mental control towers, we are in a trance that confines our life. These two...

Stories That Imprison Our Hearts - Part 2
Stories That Imprison Our Heart – Part 2

Stories That Imprison Our Heart – Part 2 – Our suffering arises from fear-based stories that are often outside...

Stories That Imprison Our Hearts
Stories That Imprison Our Heart – Part 1

Stories That Imprison Our Heart – Part 1 – Our suffering arises from fear-based stories that are often outside...

Happiness is Possible
Happiness Is Possible: De-conditioning the Negativity Bias – Part 2

Happiness Is Possible: De-conditioning the Negativity Bias – Part 2 ~ There is an inner freedom that expresses as...

Happy for No Reason: A Dog and Her Fish
Happiness is Possible: De-conditioning the Negativity Bias – Part 1

Happiness is Possible: De-conditioning the Negativity Bias – Part 1 ~ There is an inner freedom that expresses as...

The Reality of Change
The Reality of Change: Embracing this Living Dying World

The Reality of Change: Embracing this Living Dying World ~ “What is it that allows us to open our...

Radical Compassion - Part 2
Radical Compassion – Part 2 ~

Radical Compassion – Part 2 – Compassion is the medicine we most need as individuals and a species to...

Radical Compassion - Part 1
Radical Compassion – Part 1 (retreat talk)

Radical Compassion – Part 1 –   CC   ~ Compassion is the medicine we most need as individuals and...

Relaxing the Over-Controller - Part 2
Relaxing the Over Controller – Part 2 (retreat talk)

Relaxing the Over-Controller – Part 2 – We all have conditioning to do what we can to protect and...

Instruction and Question-Response
Instruction and Question-Response during Retreat (9:44 min)

Instruction and Question-Response during Retreat – Topics include individualizing your meditation practice, working with the “tangles,” forgiveness practice, and...

Relaxing the Over-Controller - Part 1
Relaxing the Over-Controller – Part 1

Relaxing the Over-Controller – Part I – Link to transcript in PDF here.   CC   ~ We all have...

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...