In this episode, Thomas (not to be mistaken with Thomas) shares a saying from The Gospel of Thomas and ties it to a classical Buddhist teaching. In this episode, as in life, you are invited to be happy, whole, and complete.
In this conversation, Thomas talks to his longtime dharma friend, Vicki Kennedy-Overfelt, about finding a home on the spiritual path, effort and effortlessness, and ultimately, the supreme wholeness and holiness that each one of us is.
We can become an alembic—the alchemical vessel—that can withstand enough heat and pressure to transform our most challenging life experiences into pure gold.
Listen in for some practical advice on how to “empty out hell” in your own life and others.
This week we dive a bit deeper into practice by taking refuge in the presence of a being whom we deeply trust.