The Illusion of Separateness

Oliver: The natural world is the ultimate teacher. It’s easy to understand interconnectedness by simply observing the elements that make it up. So why do we often feel so separate and alone? Let’s come together and remember the universal web that we’re part of, ask ourselves why we forget, and connect on the topic of … Continued

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Back to Basics

Oliver: What an age we live in! So much access to wisdom from so many sources, so many spiritual practices and styles… it’s like a big, beautiful, mind/body buffet. If you’re like me though,  you sometimes crave a bit of simplicity to cleanse the internal palate. Tonight we get back to basics and sip the cool, … Continued

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Appreciating the Ordinary

“To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday.” – John Burroughs Oliver: There’s a good chance that where you are right now isn’t new or particularly exciting. We mostly relate to the familiar routines of life with an unconscious ‘been there, done that, seen it a thouuusand times’ kind of attitude. Could we be … Continued

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What You Really Really Want

Oliver: So tell me what you want. What you REALLY REALLY want. Are you sure? Often we pursue things without truly understanding our most authentic desires. This Monday we’ll take a moment  to examine the things we want (and don’t want), then go a bit deeper to connect with the core values that lie beneath those … Continued

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Wherever You Are Is Called Here

Oliver: Being in nature can bring a sense of ease and peace. Removing the complexity of the busy human-made world reminds us of a simpler, quieter way. Tonight, instead of going to the woods, we’ll let our own nature come back to us. Together we’ll explore connections between the external, internal and tap into a sweet … Continued

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