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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 of wants, fears, stories and beliefs. Drawing...

Healing Trauma
Healing Addiction: De-conditioning the Hungry Ghosts

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

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

Taking ‘The Exquisite Risk:’ An Undefended Heart –   CC   ~ Poet Mark Nepo uses the phrase “exquisite...

Realizing Our Deepest Desires
Realizing Your Deepest Desires

This talk differentiates between egoic intentions (driven by wants and fears), and our true aspiration (deepest desires) to manifest...

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

Transcript available here: Transcript: Healing Trauma – The Light Shines Through the Broken Places   CC   ~ Most...

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: How Honesty Nourishes Love
Being Truthful

  CC   ~ The grounds of happiness, loving relationships and a just and flourishing society is honesty. And...

Heart Metta Lovingkindness Practice
Trusting Our Awakening Heart

The more we trust that our awareness and heart are awakening, the more we find ease, grace and true...

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

To live our lives fully, we need to embrace the natural unfolding of birthing and dying. Yet we are...

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

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

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

One of the pervasive expressions of trance is identifying with a limited and separate sense of self.  This talk...

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

The three archetypal refuges of truth, love and awareness are interweaving pathways home found in most spiritual traditions. This...

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

These two talks explore our capacity to be tender – sensitive and responsive to ourselves and others. This capacity...

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

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

Trusting the Gold
Trusting the Gold (retreat talk)

When we are unaware of the emotions and beliefs that shape our experience, we are in a trance characterized...

“Play a Greater Part” – Part 2 - Bodhisattva for our Times
“Play a Greater Part” – Part 2 – Bodhisattva for Our Times

During scary and uncertain times, the habitual reflex is to try to find ground by creating stories about what’s...