Jude: In this meditation practice we will explore our beliefs about who we are and who we want to become, and then come back to the simple practice of Being, seeing how much we can let go of our intention on becoming.
James: With time spent calling our attention again and again to the now, it can appear that things happen less TO us, and more through. Minor annoyances, visions of the past or anticipations of the future rise and fall like the whine of passing ambulance. On what window does this experience rise? Is it the same … Continued
Jeff: Hello my fine people. So apparently there is this thing called awareness that we are supposed to be aware of. It sounds ridiculous! But let’s give it a shot anyway. This Monday night, your CHALLENGE (should you choose to accept it) is to very lightly and delicately stay aware of the present moment, for 35 … Continued
Steph: Sometimes when we are so busy seeking – the next streetcar, the next job, the next relationship, the next weekend – we can miss what our heart is trying to tell us. For this inquiry meditation, we will delve into our heartspace, drop in a question, and sit back and listen to our hearts, … Continued
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.