Four Questions on Racial Justice

These four questions on racial justice were pondered by three participants at the Earth Holder Retreat on Saturday, April 30 at the Deer Park Monastery in Escondido, California. What are your personal connections with racial justice? Touching the mud: what are the challenges, feelings and difficulties that you had growing up? When I think about […]

Guided Meditation for Loving Kindness

This guided meditation for loving kindness was created by Michael Sealey and is quite good for learning how to give and receive loving kindness, compassion, happiness, abundance and healing and eliminating stress and anxiety. Michael begins with a soothing body scan that takes about 7 minutes. Then he asks us to bring into mind an […]

Delta Boost Sound Meditation

Continuing to explore sound meditation, it is worthwhile to investigate Delta Boost sound meditation. This meditation practice has a lot in common with binaural beats. It claims to be an alternative for Holosync and Hemi Sync, both of which I have enjoyed listening to for the past three years. Recently, I have returned to the […]

Relax to the Sounds of Nature

This video teaches us to relax to the sounds of nature. It caught my attention because so many people have watched it. The shows 22 minutes of the sun setting over Newport, RI. The sound of the wave coming onto the shore have a very relaxing effect if you stop and listen. Allow your self […]

Tibetan Flute Music To Calm Your Nerves

This video consists of beautiful, Tibetan flute music to calm your nerves. The images that accompany the video are really pretty and inspiring of relaxation. The type of music is called trypnaural meditation music. Trypnaural meditation music is designed to stimulate your natural production of tryptamines, which includes serotonan, melatonin, DMT, and DHEA’s. It can […]

Hummingbird Garden

We arrived in Cuenca on April 24 by train from Valencia. We stayed at the fabulous Parador de Cuenca, an old convent. When we got there, we learned that there was to be a concert in the courtyard at 6:00 PM. We had plenty of time to settle in, have tea and wait for the […]

Deep Peace as Sung by Libana

This beautiful song and video is the song, Deep Peace as sung by Libana. The images are stunning and the song instills a feeling of deep peace. I found these lyrics on another website: Deep peace of the running wave to you Deep peace of the flowing air to you Deep peace of the quiet […]

Changing Lives Through Compassion

Cuppycake Sam has a devastating kidney disease called IgA Nephropathy, which I never heard of before today. His videos have captured the hearts and minds of millions of people. He is changing lives through compassion. His goal is to promote world peace through tolerance and compassion. My son had a kidney cancer at age seven. He called […]

The Sound of the Bell in Plum Village

This video presents the sound of the bell in Plum Village, the home of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. The images of the trees in the forest of Whittle Dene in Northumberland complement the sound of the bell. In Plum Village, the bell is invited many times during the day. It is invited to awaken […]

Unconditional Friendship

Here is another video featuring Pema Chodron. Her teachings are so down to earth because of her upbringing in the US. This video is about unconditional friendship or loving kindness, especially with yourself. We begin with compassion for ourselves. Then we spread this to our family and friends. This is another dose of Pema from […]