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If you feel stuck, this may be what is holding you back.

February 20, 2018   |   6 Comments

The meditation begins at 6:15 Audio only version is here. Hello and welcome to your meditation practice. Each month in the Open Heart Project Sangha (the membership community within the OHP–please join!! You’re invited!!), we explore a theme. This month our theme is “renunciation.” In many wisdom traditions, renunciation is considered an essential part of the path. It is hard... READ MORE

Love and Attachment

February 13, 2018   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 6:00. Audio only version is here. Hello and welcome to your meditation practice. This week is the week of Valentine’s Day here in the western world–a day anticipated by some and dreaded by others. In all cases, love is real! Today’s talk is about attachment. If spiritual people prize non-attachment, how do they fall in love,... READ MORE

Just You and Me

January 21, 2017   |   Leave a reply

Since the presidential election, I have felt called to do more. To get involved with organizations that stand for the values I hold dear, to call my elected officials to give them a piece of my mind (or at least read one of the suggested scripts from Facebook), to march and rail and educate myself about my own ignorance and... READ MORE

Don’t bite the hook.

November 14, 2016   |   3 Comments

Hello, dear, brave warriors. I want to share with you a piece I wrote for Lion’s Roar on November 9, called “Don’t Bite the Hook: Five Things to Remember Post-Election.” As a community of practitioners, now is the time to put our practice to work as the foundation for bravely standing up for what is right without losing a sense... READ MORE