"Deep listening is miraculous for both the listener and speaker. When someone receives us with open-hearted, non-judgmental, intensely interested listening, our spirits expand" - Sue Patton Soele My training involved the practice of attention. It's probably the only practice I have truly embraced because if I don't start by paying attention to what's in front... Continue Reading →
Love the process (have appreciation and gratitude) of the experience not the event or something you believe experiences the event. If you love the process loving the event appears automatically. “Teachers” will often point to “Loving yourself” but that’s not the point, loving the experience of being alive is the point.
Wait in silence, attention, and gratitude, then see what appears. Everything has meaning in presence and attention. Sometimes, in my experience, the only way to see the next step is to allow it to appear. I simply cannot "think" my way to the next action. What works for me is to slow down and wait.... Continue Reading →
"People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for." - Harper Lee In my view, a very precise statement about social conditioning. It's one I keep in the background constantly. My first seeing usually ends up being a projection of what I think I'm seeing. Knowing that, the second view can... Continue Reading →