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My Journey To A Profound Conversion

“No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draw him, and I will raise him on the last day.” (John 6:44)

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I have wanted for a while to go on another retreat and I have signed up for one in March. It is a women’s weekend retreat and I am looking forward to going, but honestly, I am a little nervous. 398 more words

My Thoughts

Vipassana - Progress of Insight

I had a strange sense of Deja-Vu from my first day, especially in the meditation hall. The chants, the songs – I had not heard any of them before, but why was it all so familiar? 417 more words


365 Challenge Day 184 - Silent Retreat - Day 2

Day 2 of an 8-day silent meditation retreat

The first dharma talk of the retreat was on the Seven Factors of Awakening.  These are the seven qualities that are developed on the path to Enlightenment. 233 more words

365 Challenge

365 Challenge Day 183 - Silent Retreat - Day 1

Day 1 of an 8 day silent meditation retreat

I drove out to the retreat with a new friend, and it was about a two hour drive.  320 more words

365 Challenge

Ascend in Silence

Ascend in silence

Ascend in silence
rest in spacious
sky-like awareness
horizon to horizon
no time…no lack…no effort.

Descend into silence
greet the menagerie
untamed beasties… 98 more words

Human Experience

That Retreat Life

Hey guys, so, I’m going to be on retreat for the next few days. Technically, I fly out to Louisiana tomorrow, and then I fly back out on Monday the 22nd. 196 more words