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All is Change...

…Just look at the weather!

Yesterday was nearly 80 and today is about half that. It’s 48 here in the Windy city.

And what do we do? 344 more words

Compassion

Lessons in self-compassion from a little, grey cat

My cat looks up at me as I enter the room, hope in her slitted eyes.  Luna’s half asleep, but there’s a chance, however tiny, that I might come down to the tan, shaggy rug and cuddle with her.  549 more words

Sickness And Health

Investigating Reality—Beyond an Interpreted World

Published on Apr 30, 2015

Investigating Reality—Beyond an Interpreted World

The skillful use of inquiry – asking questions in a way that energizes and focuses our attention – brings what is hidden into the light of awareness. 32 more words

Spirituality

I am a river, life is a river?

When studying many buddhist texts, I tried thinking of self as river, as water, gracefully flowing through life, gentle and non-forceful, yet powerful in breaking down boundaries and obstacles; the river that accepts things as they are and just continues on flowing and moving. 162 more words

True Happiness - Realizing Well Being

Published on Apr 17, 2015

True Happiness – Realizing Well Being (04/15/2015)

Well being is the deep contentment that arises from a relaxed, wakeful presence. This talk explores the beliefs and habits that contract us away form presence, and several key ways we can nourish our natural capacity for happiness.

Spirituality

Three Liberating Gifts - Part 3 - Looking in the Mirror (


Published on Apr 15, 2015

Three Liberating Gifts – Part 3 – Looking in the Mirror

This 3 part series is based on a teaching story from the Upanishads that shows our potential to awaken from an ego-based trance and discover the full luminosity and freedom of our natural awareness. 105 more words

Spirituality

Three Liberating Gifts: Part 2 - Inner Fire

Published on Apr 15, 2015

Three Liberating Gifts: Part 2 – Inner Fire

This 3 part series is based on a teaching story from the Upanishads that shows our potential to awaken from an ego-based trance and discover the full luminosity and freedom of our natural awareness. 105 more words

Spirituality