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Being Truthful
Being Truthful

Being Truthful –   CC   ~ The grounds of happiness, loving relationships and a just and flourishing society...

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

Refuge in Truth, Love and Awareness – The three archetypal refuges of truth, love and awareness are interweaving pathways...

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

“Play a Greater Part” – Bodhisattva for our Times – Part 2 During scary and uncertain times, the habitual...

Bodhisattva for Our Times
“Play a Greater Part” – Part 1 – Bodhisattva for Our Times

“Play a Greater Part” – Bodhisattva for our Times – Part 1 During scary and uncertain times, the habitual...

Wings of Awakening
The Wings of Awakening – Self-Honesty & Love (retreat talk)

We evolve our consciousness by bringing a clear and kind attention to the tangles of suffering. This talk explores...

Awakening Consciousness in Shadowy Times - Part 2
Awakening Consciousness in Shadowy Times – Part 2

Awakening Consciousness in Shadowy Times – Part 2 – The shadow is the unfaced, unlived fears and emotional pain...

Awakening - Walking meditation instructions
Awakening Consciousness in Shadowy Times (Part 1)

Awakening Consciousness in Shadowy Times – Part 1 On both individual and societal levels, suffering arises from the unseen,...

Seeking What's True
Seeking What’s True – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 3 of 3)

Seeking What’s True  – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 3 of 3) The ground...

Seeking What's True - Part 2
Seeking What’s True – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 2 of 3)

Seeking What’s True  – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 2 of 3) The ground...

Seeking What's True
Seeking What’s True – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 1 of 3)

Seeking What’s True  – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 1 of 3) The ground...