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Vulnerability is the feeling that you aren’t safe – the survival, egoic program. You aren’t going to get rid of it or transcend it. However, if you begin to truly allow it, you may find that you feel more alive, inspired, and at peace. Recorded September 21st, 2023.
When is it enough? When is it not enough? As with all things, finding out how much to practice is all about finding balance. Recorded October 7, 2023.
As you learn to get out of the way more and more, you begin to align with that which has been guiding you all along. It’s not how you think it should be, or how you want it to be, but it could never be any other way. Recorded September 16th, 2023.
When you begin to learn to take care of yourself in a way that you’ve always needed, your nervous system will calm, your body will soften, and your heart will begin to open and radiate the love that you intrinsically are. Recorded September 2, 2023.
Our lives can be so hectic and busy that we can naturally take this “doer” perspective into our practice. It’s important to simply relax, drop the effort, and allow yourself to open to the natural stillness and simplicity that is already here. Recorded July 17, 2023.
Just like you can’t make a plant grow, you can’t make yourself become transformed, healed, or integrated. Instead, learn to get out of the way and allow the intuitive guidance system to show you the way. Recorded June 17, 2023.
It’s so easy to be focused on what you don’t have, how it isn’t, and what you want. However, gratitude is essential for your healing, transformation, and integration. Give yourself some gratitude for what it took to be here today, and if you can’t, then that is a good place to start. Recorded May 20th, 2023.
The journey is not easy, and you may not like it, but you ultimately have no choice. Thankfully, you already have all that you need. As you surrender more and more to this consciousness that you are, things open up, and your garden blossoms all on its own. Recorded April 15, 2023.
You and your existence are the ultimate mystery. It is impossible to understand, so instead simply learn to allow the mysterious force of your existence to guide your own unique way. Recorded March 11, 2023.
If you are struggling to understand, simply relax into effortless “not knowing” and let the power and wisdom of your life-force guide you. Recorded Jan 21, 2023.
You don’t need to look to any external authority or reference to find the truth that is already within you. All it takes is the courage and willingness to simply stop, be still, and listen to that which is already guiding you home. Recorded January 7th, 2023.
It’s important to continually learn to take care of your garden – the garden of your body, mind, and heart. Although gardening is not an easy job, and requires much work as we travel through this life, the light of awareness is the Sun that allows the garden to grow, evolve, and flourish. Recorded Dec 10, 2022.
It’s okay to be human, and it’s okay to ask for what you want or need. However, this type of true asking is something you offer up into the space with your whole being without any expectation. Recorded Sep 3, 2022.
When true practice is happening, you aren’t in the way. When your attention isn’t muddled by effort or person will, true clarity arises. (Recording taken from an online Satsang with Jon Bernie on November 12, 2022.)
Returning home allows us to begin to welcome and embrace all parts of ourselves, even those parts that have been marginalized, forgotten about, or that have been in pain. Recorded Oct 8, 2022.
What’s the difference between productive suffering and unproductive suffering? With productive suffering, you aren’t fighting against what is by trying to stay in control, but you’re simply being honest about how you feel.
Do you know what the downside to thinking you know is? It’s that you might be wrong. Instead, allow the vulnerability of not knowing, so that you may truly find out.
It’s not something that is earned through effort. It is not something achieved through achieved via willpower. Yet, it requires our discipline and attention. Keep returning and allowing the natural healing process that you are to show you the way.
You already are that which you are looking for, but how do you open to that possibility when the one wants to surrender is also the one who is in the way? What works is dropping yourself — dropping who you think you are and everything you think you know.
It can be difficult to stop and become available for what you don’t want to feel. However, by learning how to simply be here for yourself, you may find that things begin to bloom all on their own. Recorded 3/22/2022 in San Francisco.