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Part 3: Joy - Present Heart - Universal Expressions of Love
Joy – Part 3 of Present Heart: The Universal Expressions of Love

Part 3: Joy – blossoms in the moments our hearts open boundlessly to reality, to the 10,000 joys and...

Compassion Part 2 Present Heart
Compassion – Part 2 of Present Heart: The Universal Expressions of Love

Part 2: Compassion – the tender resonance of heart – awakens as we allow ourselves to be touched by...

Present Heart
Lovingkindness – Part 1 of Present Heart: The Universal Expressions of Love

Part 1: Lovingkindness – We awaken our natural lovingkindness by learning to attend to and take in the goodness...

Part 3 - Freedom from Othering
Part 3 of 3 – Freedom from Othering: Undoing the Myths that Imprison Us

A primary source of our suffering is the conditioning to create “bad other,” or “inferior other.” This same conditioning...

Freedom from Othering
Part 2 of 3 – Freedom from Othering: Undoing the Myths that Imprison Us

A primary source of our suffering is the conditioning to create “bad other,” or “inferior other.” This same conditioning...

Freedom from Othering
Part 1 of 3 – Freedom from Othering: Undoing the Myths that Imprison Us

A primary source of our suffering is the conditioning to create “bad other,” or “inferior other.” This same conditioning...

Winds of Homecoming: How Intention Frees our Heart
Winds of Homecoming: How Intention Frees Our Heart

Winds of Homecoming: How Intention Frees Our Heart ~ The Buddha taught that we live our lives on the...

Three Gateways to Peace and Freedom
Three Gateways to Peace and Freedom

Three Gateways to Peace and Freedom ~ This talk explores the three archetypal refuges of truth, love and awareness....

Remembmering and Choosing Loving Presence
Remembering and Choosing Loving Presence (retreat talk)

Remembering and Choosing Loving Presence (retreat talk) ~ We are conditioned to go into a limbic trance—an emotional reactivity...

My Religion is Kindness - Part 2
My Religion is Kindness – Part 2

My Religion is Kindness – Part 2 ~ Authentic kindness must include the life within us. These two talks...

My Religion is Kindness - Part 1
My Religion is Kindness – Part 1

My Religion is Kindness – Part 1 ~ Authentic kindness must include the life within us. These two talks...

Awakening from the Trance of Fear - Part 2
Awakening from the Trance of Fear – Part 2

While fear is a natural and intelligent emotion, when fear goes on overdrive, we are in a trance of...

Awakening from the Trance of Fear - Part 1
Awakening from the Trance of Fear – Part 1

While fear is a natural and intelligent emotion, when fear goes on overdrive, we are in a trance of...

A Grateful, Giving, Happy Heart
A Grateful, Giving, Happy Heart

A Grateful, Giving, Happy Heart ~ Gratitude is like breathing in – letting ourselves be touched by the goodness...

The Gift of Silence
The Gift of Silence: Quieting the Mind

The Gift of Silence: Quieting the Mind – Through all spiritual traditions, there is a valuing of silence and...

Power of Prayer: From Longing to Belonging
Power of Prayer: From Longing to Belonging

Power of Prayer: From Longing to Belonging ~ When we bring a full presence to prayer, it becomes a...

Accessing Innate Wisdom
Accessing Innate Wisdom

Accessing Innate Wisdom – Wisdom is an innate capacity, but often covered over by trance. This talk explores how...

Anger: Responding, Not Reacting
Anger: Responding, Not Reacting

Anger: Responding, Not Reacting ~ Anger is natural, intelligent and necessary for surviving and flourishing. Yet when we are...

Embodied Spirit - Mindfulness of the Body
Embodied Spirit: Mindfulness of the Body

Embodied Spirit: Mindfulness of the Body ~ The Buddha taught that mindfulness of the body is a direct path...

River of Change - part 2
River of Change – Part 2 – Bringing a Wise Heart to this Impermanent Life

These two talks look at how we relate to change – especially the notable changes involving loss of relationships...