The Overview Effect

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

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Relaxing in the Hot Tub Sublime Machine

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!

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BYOB (Be Your Own Buddha)

Kevin:  Three umpires are kicking back after working a long game, discussing how they make calls. The first ump says “I call them as I seem ‘em.”  The second umpire responded “I call them as they are.”  To which the third umpire says ‘They ain’t nothin’ until I call them’. In this final CEC of 2020, … Continued

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You Can’t Love Anyone Until You… (Love YourSelf)

Kevin: That expression used to drive me NUTS! ‘You can’t love anyone until you love yourself’?! Why? Says whom? What does that even MEAN?! Tonight we will explore it as we open up to seeing the ways in which we prevent (protect?) ourselves from love as we welcome home our inner exile.

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