This is a guided meditation on learning to elaborate the qualities inherent in a word. In this case I used a specific quality of love which I’m calling “Qualities of Gentle Love Meditation” to distinguish these qualities from the other qualities of love. There are many and we need them all! Click below to hear [...]
This hilarious video invites us to look at our own stories and what keeps us from being heard.
What a moving video captured during Patrick Stewart talking about his childhood experiences of violence against women. Then he shares what he learned later in life about his father’s PTSD and the effect on the family. He says now he works for Refugee (a safe house for women) for his mother and combat stress for [...]
Getting free from the debris of a trauma and attachment history requires a rather extreme re-orientation. We have to shift our habitual orientation of looking outside of ourselves for the answer, for ways to fill ourselves up. The answers out there, right? So many of us have been trained to think that [...]
When you are trying to find inspiration about living in this world take a look at this video of Zach Sobiech. When you’re wondering about what living in a secure family would be like look at this family and see what qualities are there that create safety, comfort, belongingness. after watching a did [...]
photo by Tony Turvey I woke this morning to the horrible destruction that resulted from the Oklahoma tornadoes. My heart bleed for people there, especially those still looking for the loved ones in the midst of the rubble. Checking my email I received an email from a colleague in Scotland, Tony Turvey, who is an [...]
After the Boston Marathon bombings Susie N wanted to do something to balance out the horror and destruction that had just happened. As a member of the Arlington Street Church she decided to cut up pieces of cloth and leave them with markers outside by the fence. The [...]
Here’s a little girl with determination to change the experience of an 87 year of WWII vet. Moving and heartfelt Leanna Morris, the 8 year old who gets Charles Mowbray his medals after sixty seven years reminds us what simple things we can do to bring more nourishment and care to our worlds.
This weekend was Mother’s Day in the United States. A day to celebrate care, care-giving, kindness of mothers. A group of us spent two days drinking in goodness, love, kindness. We practiced turning toward what we want instead of staying stuck in the patterns designed to give us protection. We explored the Embodied Attachment of [...]