I'm joining Service Space because ... I enjoy community as a way of loving and empowering each other by the conscious act of unconditional positive regard
A good day to me is when ... I am gentle with myself and realize that I have all I need right in front of me and that the teacher is waiting.
My hero in life is ...Pema Chodron
My favorite book is ...Accountability Now
One thing I'm grateful for is ... My wife has written me a morning mantra for 8 years now, starting with a quote.
Apr 13, 2014, 3 comments, 3 smiles A reflection from a wonderful Awakin Call yesterday with Claudia: We have our own life’s triggers daily that we deal with and eventually come to a place of acceptance from our own extreme self-care. We go out into the Hornet’s Nest of Life. We start to make open requests and elicit self-change thoughts for others. Sometimes, the persons we hope to help or support meet us with resistance. Maybe they feel distrust, or maybe they’ve heard and seen it all before and don’t believe change is possible. Our part in being full measured means that we become responsible, willing partners with them, shadow and spirit guides to our fellows as they struggle through their own experience of the Stages of Change. So as they process, denial, anger, judgment, defense and protection, we may find ourselves struggling with our own reactions. No matter how skillful you are, we all can get ... Read Full Story
Apr 10, 2014, 1 comments, 5 smiles Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco schools - SFGate At first glance, Quiet Time - a stress reduction strategy used in several San Francisco middle and high schools, as well as in scattered schools around the Bay Area - looks like something out of the om-chanting 1960s. Twice daily, a gong sounds in the classroom and rowdy adolescents, who normally c...