Clearing the heart

One of things that the recent history of eastern teachers coming to the west has left out is healing the heart. In eastern cultures, there is more community and a greater focus on relationship. In the west, there is a much stronger focus on individuality, especially in North America. As a result, the flow of meditation and related practices to the west has created a bit of a gap for many practitioners. There is an assumption that meditation will take care of everything. And to some extent this is true.  What it leaves out though is that we live in … Continue Reading…

Tolle on being

“To offer no resistance to life is to be in a state of grace, ease, and lightness.  This state is not dependent upon things being a certain way, good, or bad.  Watch any animal and let it teach you acceptance of what is.  Observe its surrender to the Now.  Let it teach you Being.” “Make it a habit to ask yourself: What’s going on inside me at this moment?  That question will point you in the right direction.  Don’t analyze, just watch.  Focus your attention within.  Feel the energy of the emotion.  If there is no emotion present, take your … Continue Reading…