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That Bird Got My Wings
That Bird Got My Wings – Mindfulness & Heartfulness

This talk looks at how we are imprisoned by a limited sense of who we are. It describes how...

Fear as a Pathway to Loving Presence - Night Travelers
Fear as a Pathway to Loving Presence – Night Travelers (retreat talk)

Shifting our relationship with fear is central to the evolution of consciousness. Our suffering arises when our thoughts, feelings...

Stress and Everyday Nirvana - Part 2
Stress and Everyday Nirvana – Part 2

Our habitual view of stress is that it is a bad thing, an obstacle to healthy living and spiritual...

Stress and Everyday Nirvana
Stress and Everyday Nirvana – Part 1

Our habitual view of stress is that it is a bad thing, an obstacle to healthy living and spiritual...

Reconnecting with Our Lives
Reconnecting with Our Lives – Healing from Dissociation

Dissociation is the universal mechanism for pulling away from the pain of “too much.” While it’s necessary and natural...

Remembering What Matters
Remembering What Matters: Aspiration and Intention

Remembering What Matters – Aspiration and Intention (from 2013-01-30) ~ Our conscious aspiration toward awakening is what energizes the...

Three Gestures of Love
Three Gestures of Love

Three Gestures of Love – If we inquire “what is between me and presence” we usually find we’ve been...

Real but Not True
Real but Not True: Freeing Ourselves from Harmful Beliefs

Thoughts and beliefs are navigational maps that are not inherently true. Rather, some serve us and others cause feelings...

Happy for No Reason: A Dog and Her Fish
Happy for No Reason – Part 2

These two talks explore the two different kinds of happiness, the blocks to happiness, and the ways that mindful...

Happy for No Reason - Happiness
Happy for No Reason – Part 1

These two talks explore the two different kinds of happiness, the blocks to happiness, and the ways that mindful...

Morning Question and Response from retreat
Morning Question and Response on Retreat (16:46 min)

Morning Question and Response from Retreat – Tara responds to questions on deepening our meditation practice, working with desire,...

Conscious Prayer
Conscious Prayer – Finding Refuge in Loving Awareness

Prayer is a communing with our enlarged being. This talk examines less conscious forms of prayer, and how we...

Pink Ladyslipper
Question and Response from Retreat (12:10 min)

Question and Response from Retreat ~ After morning meditation, Tara responds to questions on deepening our meditation practice, working...

RAIN of Forgiveness
The RAIN of Forgiveness

The capacity to release the armoring of hatred and blame is intrinsic to our evolving consciousness.  This talk explores...

Listening with an Awake Heart
Listening with an Awake Heart

True listening both nurtures and expresses evolving consciousness. This talk explores our ego-based conditioning to have an agenda or...

Return of the Prodigal Son
Love is Always Loving You

• View or download the transcript of “Love is Always Loving You” (transcription services by: www.gmrtranscription.com) Love is Always...

Releasing Self-Blame - Pathways to a Forgiving Heart
Releasing Self-Blame – Pathways to a Forgiving Heart

Releasing Self-Blame – Pathways to a Forgiving Heart When we are stuck in blaming, disliking or hating ourselves, we...

Healing Self-Doubt
Healing Self-Doubt

Healing Self-Doubt – Siddhartha Gautama’s last challenge before enlightenment was doubt, and to some degree, most of us live...

Pain and Living Fully
Embodied Awareness – Pain and Living Fully – Part 3

Pain and Living Fully ~ The experiences we most value – feeling creative, loving, vital – require being awake...

Embodied Awareness - Embracing Unlived Life - Part 2
Embodied Awareness – Embracing Unlived Life – Part 2

When we disconnect from the aliveness of our body, we are in a trance that prevents us from living...