Tag Archives: Spirituality

2013 Challenge – Add Silence Practice this Year and Change Your Life

I’ve issued an invitation to everyone on the meditation reminder list, and am repeating it in this post. I plan to commit to daily silence every day in 2013. Please see this page for further details on how you can … Continue reading

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The Task of All Humans…Freeing Ourselves from the Delusion of Separateness

“A human being is part of a whole, called by us the ‘Universe’ —a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts, and feelings, as something separated from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Wholehearted Practice

I think this poem really captures the process and result of a wholehearted practice: Unconditional Willing to experience aloneness, I discover connection everywhere; Turning to face my fear, I meet the warrior who lives within; Opening to my loss, I … Continue reading

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Guided Meditation by Christopher Germer

Hi All, Seems like I’ve been talking a lot about self-compassion this week – with clients, in meditation group, and working on it for myself, as well. I am amazed at the changes that have occurred with a simple shift … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Benefits of Meditation

When people first become interested in mindfulness practice or meditation, it’s usually for stress relief or relaxation. The problem with this is that after the immediate reason for practice is alleviated, the motivation to practice wanes, until the next bout … Continue reading

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Upcoming Free Satsang

Mark your calendar – there’s another free Adyashanti radio broadcast this Wednesday, 9pm EST. Just go to the broadcast page before 9 to listen. I plan to tune in. I’ve only ever gotten to call in once, but I’m always … Continue reading

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Free Book Chapter for FB Friends of Pema Chodron

  Just found in my Facebook feed: Link to request a download of chapter two of Pema’s latest book, Living Beautifully With Uncertainty and Change not due in stores until October! Here’s the Pema Chodron FB page if you would like to … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with right now?

I have become acutely aware lately of how many moments I spend wanting to be somewhere else or at some time in the future. When I am in the mood to, and I remember to be present, it’s pretty easy … Continue reading

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On Compassion

Procrastinating productively today… Listening to a recording of Christopher Germer on compassion right now. Germer is a clinical psychologist interested in compassion as it relates to mindfulness and psychotherapy. He states research finds a greater link between self-compassion and happiness than between mindfulness … Continue reading

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Free Adya talk Nov 2

Here’s something I try to catch whenever I can. It’s a live broadcast by Adyashanti. Adya is a contemporary spiritual teacher, and the broadcast is a radio satsang of sorts. It’s on Wednesdays, but not every week, so check the Cafe Dharma page … Continue reading

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