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Beginning again.

What a time to be. Will dedicate my challenge to the great impermanence that surrounds us. –Iz

Week1

Welcome to Week 1 of the Challenge

Lily pointed out to me that we first began the challenge 7 years ago. In many ways, that feels like some time ago, and this is like a different world. Yet the kinds of difficulties people face establishing or renewing Read More

Thank you.

Like a baby bird leaving the nest, the time has come to take on a more independent practice. This has been a remarkable experience and journey. From the bottom of my heart, my gratitude goes out to the generous team Read More

Closing the Challenge

As we come to the end of the challenge, I find myself reflecting on the power of community we’ve experienced and the support we’ve enjoyed for a more continuous practice. Thank you all who participated…you’ve really inspired me, and moved Read More

Sitting with THIS body (Day #12)

Oh, this body! What a complicated thing it is! I don’t mean the body itself is complicated. (I mean, no more complicated than most everyone else’s body. Don’t get me wrong, I think the human body can be pretty fantastic. All Read More

Day #1 Looking at Beginner’s Mind

At the beginning. The starting line. Aren’t we always there? One of my favorite boos is ZEN MIND, BEGINNER’S MIND (Shunryu Suzuki.) I’ve read it a few times. And I read (and reread) snippets from it all the time. I Read More

Day 1

I’m hoping to deepen and commit more fully to my dwindling meditation practice. Today is day one and I feel inspired to be consistent this month! The meditation was so relaxing, I kept drifting off between consciousness and sleep. I Read More

Testing, one two!!

I am so honored and excited to be a part of this Real Happiness challenge. This is the first time I am participating, and I look forward to sharing my thoughts with all of you. Meditation has been a part Read More