Grasping vs. Accepting

Jeff (and Erin): I’ve always thought the opposite of acceptance was resistance. And I’ve got plenty of that. But lately I’ve been tuning into a different way we don’t allow what’s happening, and that is by grasping or holding on. It’s a big theme in Buddhism obviously, but it has never been a big theme in … Continued

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Self-Acceptance and Transcendence

Kevin: What do we think of when we hear the words ‘self-acceptance’? Some of us might think of directing affirmations or loving kindness to ‘me’. But if we’re the ones being loved, who or what is doing the loving? What’s really happening when we’re being a ‘me’? Is there a deeper, broader, trans-personal self-acceptance to be … Continued

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Look At That But

Luke: For me, I experience a feeling of openness and expansion when I choose ‘and’ instead of ‘but’. By choosing ‘and’ I move towards accepting multiple realities instead of denying or avoiding them. Together, let’s explore our ‘but’s’!

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To Surrender Is To Finally Live

Seishin: Acceptance is not about going along or tolerating. Surrender is not about giving up or abdicating. This is about life. How do we finally stop resisting the life that’s in front of us and step into its full vibrant aliveness, messiness and all? In tonight’s meditation we will look at how to practically step into … Continued

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Soon We’ll Get There!

Jeff: My partner Sarah and I have a running joke. I mean literally, we’re running when we make the joke. Running upstairs to attend to Sasha the incredible screaming sick baby, running downstairs to prevent toddler Eden from lighting his hair on fire, running to get groceries, running to the shower, to daycare, to cancel daycare, … Continued

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