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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

Wisdom is an innate capacity, but often covered over by trance. This talk explores how we abandon ourselves as...

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...

River of Change Part 1
River of Change – Part 1: 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...

Transforming Two Fears
Transforming Two Fears: FOF and FOMO

There are two common fears that can block us from our full potential – fear of failure (FOF), and...

from Dragons to Schmoos - Compassionate Presence
From Dragons to Schmoos – Meeting Life with Compassionate Presence

The trance of unworthiness is sustained by our aversion to the dragons – the difficult emotions and related behaviors...

Trust - Trusting Your Baisc Goodness
Trusting Your Basic Goodness: Part 2

This talk continues the exploration of what causes our distrust of ourselves, others and life, and the pathways to...

Basic Trust - Part 1
Basic Trust – Part 1

One of the expressions of an awakened heart-mind is a basic trust in reality. These talks explore the severed...

True Resilience Part 2 - Awakening through All Circumstances
True Resilience – Part 2: Awakening through All Circumstances

Spiritual resilience enables us to deepen compassion and wisdom as we navigate life’s difficulties. In this two part series,...

Darkness of the Womb: Four Key Steps in Transforming Suffering
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 fear...

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

Spiritual resilience enables us to deepen compassion and wisdom as we navigate life’s difficulties. In this two part series,...

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

This 3- part series explores three capacities we all have, that when cultivated, bring spiritual awakening and serve the...

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...