Threefold Human

Erin:  Thinking, feeling, willing – educational philosopher Rudolf Steiner called these the three faculties of the soul. For the meditation sit, we’ll spend time focusing on three corresponding parts of our bodies, giving our attention to the activity in our heads, hearts and guts. Like taking a guided tour of your soul, via your physical … Continued

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Thinking and Feeling

Erin: In palmistry, which i know very little about, each hand has a head line to represent our intellectual path  and a heart line to show the emotional path. Except my hand, which has the head and the heart lines merged as one, a deep slash across each palm. Meaning, I’m told by very reputable internet … Continued

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In Sight

Erin:  What do you see when you close your eyes? Tonight we’ll meditate on the movie screen in our minds, watching our visual thoughts flicker and dance. Is your internal cinema screening the ongoing action movie of your life? A surreal experimental film? An endless powerpoint presentation? Tune in and find out!

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Confounding Questions

Erin: The Zen tradition of practicing with koans can make allies of our confusion, doubt and uncertainty and tap into something creative, unexpected, beautiful and wise. For tonight’s sit, we’ll each work with a classic koan, trying to “not know” our way into spontaneous discoveries and maybe even jolt ourselves more awake in the process.

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Seeing the Forest and the Trees

Erin: To kick off the month, we’ll explore divergent directions of concentration practice, honing in on a narrow object of focus then zooming out to pay attention to the entirety of experience, and seeing how they contrast and complement one another.

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