Kevin: Loving Kindness practices are one way to nurture connection; we wish all beings to be well. But what if by ‘all beings’ we mean everything that comes into being in our experience! Tonight we will practice the loving affirmation of everything in our experience, and see if allowing it all to come and go … Continued
Kevin: Generally, when we talk about ‘waking up’, we’re talking about seeing through the delusions, illusions, fabrications, and projections we unwittingly make and call ‘reality’. ‘Waking up’ starts with learning how to pay attention to what’s happening in our experience, and appreciating how even our thoughts, beliefs, memories, and even sense of self occur as sensory … Continued
Kevin: So much of our experience of life – the world, other people, ourselves – is shaped by things we unwittingly decided are ‘true’ about ourselves, somewhere along the way. And so we spend our lives reacting to a world refracted through the lenses of our own critical story. But what if we could remove those … Continued
Kevin: “The Overview Effect” (coined in 1987 by Frank White) refers to a profound shift in worldview that many astronauts report experiencing upon looking back at Earth from the infinite darkness of space. The beauty, fragility, and unity of this singular, borderless ecosystem seems to trigger deep insight about our relationship to nature, the universe, … Continued
Kevin: We usually think of ‘rest’ as being something that we find or create within our bodies. But tonight we’ll explore restfulness that might be found beyond the body’s boundaries, and maybe even induced by the waves, bubbles, and fine mist of all sensory experience!