Monthly Archives: August 2009

Co-teaching with Leigh Brasington

Anapanasati (mindfulness with breathing), jhana (meditative absorptions), and  paticcasamuppada (dependent co-arising) were the key elements of a retreat that Leigh Brasington and I have just co-taught. It’s our second go at this and it went smoothly & delightedly, especially with … Continue reading

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Tender Shoot of Joy

This weekend we hosted a delightful sangha from Milwaukee. Rodney, Bethany, James, Marylou, Diane, Todd, JoAnne, and Don joined Joe, Adrianne, Jo Marie, and myself for good work on the cabin and garden when it wasn’t raining. And as a … Continue reading

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