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The Way of Effortless Mindfulness with Loch Kelly

Loch Kelly, one of the great teachers of our time, shares his insights and open-hearted awareness with the Mindfulness+ community in this opening and enlightening interview.

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Too Small To Live

The great poet, David Whyte tells us, “What you can plan is too small to live.” In what ways might the smallness of your planning being blinding you to a deeper grace, a greater truth?

 
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YOUR ORIGINAL FACE

In this longer meditation, Thomas guides listeners into an exploration of their timeless, boundless nature.

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My Grandfather, The Lotus

Thomas tells a story of an encounter he had with his grandfather recently, and the unexpected moment of Presence that shone through 26 years of estrangement.

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RANGE

What does it mean from a mindfulness perspective to have significant “experiential range?”

 
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FITS AND STARTS

As we deepen in our awareness practice, our fear tends to increase exponentially. Paradoxically, it is in this fear that we can find our greatest freedom.

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The Doors of Perception

William Blake wrote, “If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is: Infinite.” How do we cleanse these doors? How do we come to see the Infinite? Get a taste, right here.

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An interview with Donald Altman, author of the new book, Reflect

Donald Altman, M.A. LPC, is a psychotherapist, award-winning writer, former Buddhist monk and teacher.

 
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The Perfection of Wisdom

Thomas draws from Christian and Buddhist Wisdom texts to offer insight into what true forgiveness might consist of.

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Bear Down, Ease Up

Thomas guides a longer meditation, pointing out the moments when it might be most helpful to “bear down and ease up.”

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The Life and Legacy of Father Thomas Keating

Thomas McConkie reflects on Father Thomas’s legacy

 
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A Dharmic Conversation with Vicki Kennedy-Overfelt

In this conversation, Thomas talks to his longtime dharma friend, Vicki Kennedy-Overfelt, about finding a home on the spiritual path.

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Transmuting Lead Into Gold

Explore how 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.

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THE EMPTYING OF HELL

Listen in for some practical advice on how to “empty out hell” in your own life and others.

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TAKING REFUGE

This week we dive a bit deeper into practice by taking refuge in the presence of a being whom we deeply trust.

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AWARENESS DEFICIT DISORDER

Explore in this episode the two very distinct qualities of consciousness we can exercise in order to be more mindful.

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HALLELUJAH

Listen to this story of an unexpected ray of joy beamed from none other than Leonard Cohen himself.

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IMMEASURABLE EXPANSE

Thomas explores and dissolves the lines and boundaries we somewhat arbitrarily draw across our experience.

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TRUST

John T. Kesler, founder of Integral Polarity Practice and longtime mentor of Thomas joins us in an exploration of “still point practice.”

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WILDFIRE

In this episode Thomas offers practical advice and guidance for working with disturbance.

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BALANCING THE
SENSES

In this longer guided meditation, you can learn to gently balance your awareness across the senses. The result is a state of enlivening and joyful Presence.

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SPRING CLEAN

Mindfulness is a counter-instinctual practice–it gives us strength to turn toward the aspects of our lives that we would prefer to avoid.

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SOULCRAFT

Thomas shares a poem from Adi Al-Riga that has informed his practice and soul work over the last 20 years. May this episode remind you of your own passion.