Nature teaches how personal filters can limit our experiences [video]…

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Whether you're conscious of it or not, you have personal filters that are unique to you, and dictate how you perceive everything in life. No one else experiences life the way you do.  Our personal filters are most apparent when we interact with other people - especially in a group where we've experienced something together, and when we discuss it afterwards, we each have different details that stood out for us. Our filters make certain things prominent for us in an experience, while other … [Read more...]

Flowing creek’s insightful teaching about pain AND bliss [video]…

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Our ability to feel love, joy, bliss, wonder and all other high frequency emotions certainly enhances our everyday human experiences. They remind us of our vibrant, divine spirit. However, what happens if you push away the not-so-nice feelings that cause you pain, so that you don't have to deal with them? What if you don't even notice that you're doing this... how can you tell?     In this video, I sat with the gloriously vibrant McHugh Creek here in southern Alaska, … [Read more...]

Wild violets teach us bonus gifts of presence [video]…

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If you sometimes feel like you're caught in a "rat race" or "hamster wheel", or that your life is passing you by, or that you never have enough time to do all the things you need to do, never mind what you want to do... the concept of taking some time to just BE, might feel unattainable for you... What if I shared with you a perspective about being present and meditation, with a benefit that you might not have heard before, that could extend to every part of your life, and enhance your … [Read more...]

Bursting buds teach us the wisdom of honouring our perfection [video]…

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If you sometimes feel... frustrated with a personal experience... impatient or "stuck"... or find yourself comparing with others... or "should-ing" yourself a lot... or feel like giving up... This post might be a breath of fresh air for you! I invite you to pause your life for a moment, take a long full inhale and exhale... and know that everything you are and that you're experiencing, is divinely perfect. It has purpose, far greater than you can perceive at this … [Read more...]