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The next step is always up to you! A Warm Invitation by Shannon Eddy Feb 6, 2017 Well, 2017 is shaping up in ways that none of us expected and have ever experienced. As surprising national and global upheavals continue, we are all being challenged to stay present, centered and focused on the priorities in our lives. Over the years of doing this work, I’ve heard repeatedly from great teachers that the world we see is simply a...

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Asleep in Fear or Awake in Love by Shannon Jan 2, 2017   I wake up many morning to a feeling of unease…dis-ease. Disease. The disease of fear. The persistent feeling that…Something. Is. Wrong. It goes on ad infinitum when you begin to be aware of it. We rename it anxiety, depression, jealousy, greed, anger, pride, control, blame, apathy, despair. It’s one thing to live in fear,  ignorant of this state in yourself. However, when...

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Grace

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Grace by Anonymous Dec 15, 2016 After a recent Wednesday evening at the Awareness Institute, I was holding in some unexpressed feelings and seriously looking towards escaping out the back door, when a friend suddenly appeared in front of me and put her hand on my shoulder. She leaned in towards me, looked me in the eyes and sweetly asked, “How ARE you?” in a gentle, open and wide-eyed way, with a soft smile. I instantly dropped into a...

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Chains

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Chains by Rob Nov 3, 2016   The road your self must journey on lies in polishing the heart. It is not by rebellion and discord that the heart’s mirror is polished free of the rust of hypocrisy and unbelief: your mirror is polished by your certitude – by the unalloyed purity of your faith. Break free from your chains you have forged about yourself; for you will be free when you are free of clay. The body is dark – the heart is...

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I’m Still Caught Off Guard on April 6 by Cynthia May 22, 2016   Thursday Truc Bach Hopper Koffee   Yesterday was incredibly powerful in the most subtle of ways.  It challenged all my notions of loyalty, relationship, experience…  All my beliefs about what it means to have a son who died at 29 and how I am supposed to live with that…  I’ve been working on it for a long time now, since 2003, and it has...

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