Talks and Meditations with Videos


Part 2 - The Answer is Love: Evolving out of "Bad Other"
Part 2 – The Answer is Love:  Evolving out of “Bad Other”
These two talks address the inquiry: How do we awaken from the contempt and...
Part 1 - The Answer is Love:  Evolving out of "Bad Other"
Part 1 – The Answer is Love:  Evolving out of “Bad Other”
These two talks address the inquiry: How do we awaken from the contempt and...
The Path of Spiritual Surrender: Part 2 
The Path of Spiritual Surrender: Part 2
Cultivating a surrendering presence allows us to release the identity of a small, separate...
The Path of Spiritual Surrender: Part 1
The Path of Spiritual Surrender: Part 1
Cultivating a surrendering presence allows us to release the identity of a small, separate...
The Courage to Love - Part 2
The Courage to Love – Part 2
The gateway to full intimacy and love is our capacity to open to vulnerability....
The Courage to Love
The Courage to Love – Part 1
The gateway to full intimacy and love is our capacity to open to vulnerability....
An Appropriate Response: Living from an Awake Heart
An Appropriate Response: Living from an Awake Heart
Much of our suffering comes from reacting to stressful situations with fear or aggression,...
Compassion Towards All: Moving toward a Plant Based Diet
Compassion Towards All: Moving toward a Plant Based Diet
For most of human history it’s been “normal” to eat non-human animals. This is...
Equanimity: A Heart That is Ready for Anything (Duck Meditation)
Equanimity: A Heart That is Ready for Anything (Duck Meditation)
Equanimity is the quality of presence that is open, balanced and non-reactive. As this...
Beyond the Controlling Self – Part 2
Beyond the Controlling Self – Part 2
It’s natural that we do what we can to ward off danger and further...
Beyond the Controlling Self - Part 1
Beyond the Controlling Self – Part 1
It’s natural that we do what we can to ward off danger and further...
The Four Remembrances
The Four Remembrances
When we attune to the reality of impermanence and death, we remember what most...
Embodied Presence: Portal to the Sacred - Part 2
Embodied Presence: Portal to the Sacred – Part 2
This two part series explores how we regularly leave our body and skim life’s...
Embodied Presence: Portal to the Sacred- Part 1
Embodied Presence: Portal to the Sacred – Part 1
This two part series explores how we regularly leave our body and skim life’s...
Meditation: Resting in a Sea of Presence
Meditation: Resting in a Sea of Presence (20:49 min.)
This mindful body scan leads us into a practice of relaxing back into awareness,...
The Sacred Art of Listening
The Sacred Art of Listening
Just as presence is the heart of meditation, so deep listening is at the...
Spiritual Reparenting
Spiritual Reparenting
~ When we are not sufficiently nurtured in childhood, we are inclined toward...
Living with Courageous Presence
Living with Courageous Presence
~ The essence of courage is to willingly feel our vulnerability; this is...
Meditation: The Practice of RAIN
Meditation: The Practice of RAIN (20:00 min.)
The acronym RAIN – Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture – guides us in bringing mindfulness...
Without Anxiety About Perfection
Love for Imperfect Things – featuring special guest, Haemin Sunim, with Tara Brach
Internationally known Buddhist teacher and writer, Haemin Sunim, talks about his new book –...