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Presence

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Suddenly, the world is mine! – Freedom

THIS is freedom: When I suddenly know with every fibre of my being that all of life is mine, mine to be explored, sniffed at, savoured, marked, humped, ignored or even pissed on. THIS is freedom: When, all at once, birth and death, ecstasy and pain, loss and gain, – experience – become my romping […]

Reflections on Compassion (READ/WATCH)

Since I now have a knowing that I most probably would be feeling what you’re feeling and doing what you’re doing if I believed what you believed about life, I desire to be and do for you what I would desire others to be and do for me if I believed what you believe. – […]

A Perfect Moment? by Jeff Foster (READ)

My personal pain and the arising questions took me in several directions these past few days. At times it became pretty confusing and frantic. My brain, my heart and my body were hurting, were in deep pain.  In recognising the moments when my thinking and judgments about the experiences threatened to trap me and rob […]

“Pain, why are you still here?”: A Paradigm Shift by Jeff Foster (READ)

As I have been leaning into my personal pain more consciously again these past few days, I was reminded quite powerfully that pain will always be with me and that bliss awaits me even at its heart. Accessing that bliss is my constant invitation. In allowing myself to be open to my pain, past and present, […]

Sacred Wanting (READ)

WHAT YOU ALWAYS WANTED by Jeff Foster You can have whatever you want, just not necessarily in form. The only reason you want what you think you want, desire what you desire – the cigarette, the drink, the new car, the promotion, the spiritual high, the next ‘hit’ – is so you’ll feel different, better, […]

When life and people squeeze you……the Invitation (READ/WATCH)

As I continue to hold heart space for the people of Nepal and for millions around the world who are living through their own personal earth-shattering experiences, I am being powerfully reminded of how hard it is for us to be with our own pain, let alone the pain of a loved one, or even […]

WIL Presence and Inquiry (READ)

I’ve learned that each event, each encounter, each life situation, each emotion – no matter how I label and narrate it – in fact, each label, itself, is an invitation to PRESENCE and INQUIRY.  Continue Reading…………..

One-Moment Meditation: “How to Meditate in a Moment” (WATCH)

For training, keynotes, or the free One-Moment Meditation mobile app, visit: http://www.onemomentmeditation.com Learn to meditate in a moment with this hugely popular animated video, based on Martin Boroson’s book, One-Moment Meditation. Reduce stress, improve focus and find peace … right now.  

What Are Your Guiding Principles? (READ) by Bruce Kasanoff

What Are Your Guiding Principles? – Bruce Kasanoff as found on LinkedIn The best lessons are ones you actually use and find useful. Instead of reading 500 business books and searching endlessly for the next great idea, you will be better off sticking with a few principles you actually use. For example, you would do well to […]

How to Fall in Love – When you shift your focus (READ) – Jeff Foster

HOW TO FALL IN LOVE When you shift your focus from what is absent to what is present, from what is missing to what has been given, from what you are not to who you are, from the ravages of linear time to the immediacy of Now, you are reconnecting with love, truth and beauty, […]