Happy Happy Family-Daze!

Originally posted on dhamma for mama*:
A little #ZenXmas cheer on the first day of Kwanzaa! We can certainly use more unity in this world. #Umoja dhamma for mama* View original post

#WholyHappyHour [12/20]: Continuing the Practice of Becoming Our Own Refuge

Throughout this new season, our study and practice will be devoted to learning to hold space for ourselves and others in order to build trust, safety, skillful understanding and compassion in our spiritual community and in all relationships. Dec 20th | 11 AM – 12:30 PM at Heartdance Studio, 1806 E. Michigan Avenue Taking Refuge in…

toward wholeness: On Tending to ‘The Terror Within’

“Most of us are unaware of the extent of the fear that we carry. Fear builds upon itself, or more precisely, fear creates more fear. As a result, our accumulated fear becomes a deep-seated terror that is challenging to uproot. If we view fear as terror—as a pervasive human condition rather than one bound to…

zen + the art of celebrating your dopeness

“Don’t let this stop you from reveling in your own real, hard-won dopeness, or from believing in yourself… But does everyone else need to know? Are you still dope if no one hears you say it? Our lives have meaning beyond the public gaze. In the intimate spaces that we do not share with the…

#WholyHappyHour [12/6]: Taking Refuge in the Island of the Self

Throughout this new season, our study and practice will be devoted to learning to hold space for ourselves and others in order to build trust, safety, skillful understanding and compassion in our spiritual community and in all relationships. Dec 6th| 11 AM – 12:30 PM at Heartdance Studio, 1806 E. Michigan Avenue Taking Refuge in the…