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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

Our suffering arises from fear-based stories that are often outside our awareness. These include stories of our deficiency or...

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

Our suffering arises from fear-based stories that are often outside our awareness. These include stories of our deficiency or...

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

There is an inner freedom that expresses as happiness and peace, and it is accessible when we arrive in...

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

There is an inner freedom that expresses as happiness and peace, and it is accessible when we arrive in...

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

“What is it that allows us to open our hearts to every moment of our life? It’s the remembrance...

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)

We all have conditioning to do what we can to protect and promote our wellbeing. Our suffering arises to...

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

Link to transcript in PDF here.   CC   ~ We all have conditioning to do what we can to...

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...

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

Realizing Your Deepest Desires – This talk differentiates between egoic intentions (driven by wants and fears), and our true...

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

  CC   ~ Most of us have encountered trauma either in our own direct experience or with someone...

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...