How is it you will be today? Not what will you do. Rather how will you be in the face of adversity, success, joy and loss? Will you seek to see, touch, feel, smell and experience the miracle within which you live? With or without you, can you not sense ... Read More
She was raped at the age of 8. Her rapist was found guilty, but spent only one day in jail. After he was released, he was murdered. Because of this, she became mute for almost 5 years, believing her "voice killed him." "I killed him that man. Because I told his name ... Read More
In the fall in northeastern portion of the United States there is a display of color that is spectacular. There are other places where such displays occur as well. The feathers of birds. The majesty of a coral reef. Rocks and gems. The rainbow spectrums that surround the sun. The ... Read More
The value and worth of every person is a given. Some have achieved great things. Others have created chaos and damage. The moment we believe we are better than or more important than another person, what will our primary communication to them be? ... Read More
Living If we are really living, there is no fear of death. There is only making the best possible use of this moment. There is no regret, simply the honoring of great experience. Feeling honored? ... Read More
Being Awake "To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate ... Read More
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children. - Native American Proverb It does not appear that we have been good stewards of that responsibility. What might have happened had we not stolen what was never ours? ... Read More
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Constant awareness of how I approach others, and how I hold them when I approach them, has been a really revelatory concept for me. In some respects, it has given words to something I had always been doing, and in others it has significantly increased my ability and willingness to do this all the time. Erin Kilbride | Portland, ME
For me this is probably the most “radical” change in my life.
Gareth Davies | Capetown, South Africa
[This course] is one of only a few that had real life applications that helped prepare me to teach
Gina Martin | Springfield, MA
Thinking about standards boundaries, things I tolerate and things that excite me are all very powerful and things we should but likely would not do unless prompted like this!
Maureen Clancy | Portland, ME
Through this course I began “living” the beliefs. I demonstrated them more naturally and comfortably. Instead of having to remind myself, I began innately “becoming” that inspired teacher I always had in me but only called upon at certain times. I changed. I am complete in every area of my life.
Maureen Oswald | Jay, Maine
With each session, the conversation became easer and easier to grasp and experience. This was primarily resulting from the mounting proof that the conversation was real and true…it is the holistic nature of the conversation, as one conversation, that makes the process so satisfyingly effective.
Roy Chatterjee | Portland, ME
My entire world has changed and I see things a lot differently today than I did before I began this process…I’m a lot more grounded and am learning how my self-care allows me to take better care of myself so I can be a better leader to my team; lead by example.
Shere Goo| San Francisco, CA