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Mindfulness is Social Action

On Sunday, June 7th, Mark and I went to Washington, D.C. to bear witness to the newly inaugurated Black Lives Matter Plaza. The Plaza is immediately adjacent to Layfette Square and spans and renames almost three blocks of 16th St., within sight of the White House. It was here, two weeks ago, that peaceful protesters were forcibly dispersed by police who used tear gas, flash grenades, and rubber bullets to disrupt … Read More

Spiritual Energy Principle 6

Non-Judgmental Awareness Itself Does the Healing Doing the work of spiritual transformation – what we might call “making the unconscious conscious” – includes connecting deeply with our wisdom, gifts and talents.  It also requires us to embrace the wounded parts of ourselves and welcome them into our awareness.  This process takes a lot of courage, but it also takes equal parts of self-compassion. Part of the reason … Read More

Spiritual Energy Principle 5

What Remains Hidden Has Power Over Us and Takes Away Our Real Power   The fifth Spiritual Energy Principle challenges us in a very specific way to explore our inner “Milky Way.”  It states that those parts of ourselves – including our thoughts, feelings and actions – that we hide from others and from ourselves – have power over us and rob us of our authentic power. We all have thoughts, emotions and behaviors of … Read More