What we feel, we perceive. what we perceive, we think about. But, if the perception is inaccurate, the thoughts are unreliable! Exploring the process of how perception can be influenced by states in the Mind.
The way that we relate to impermanence and loss shapes our capacity to live and love fully. This talk, drawing on Mary Oliver’s poem “In Blackwater Woods,” explores three elements in our response to this fleeting, precious life that are integral to our healing and freedom.
The Buddha clearly laid out a path that describes the human condition and how to navigate the varieties of suffering and pain with awareness, inquiry, mindfulness and compassion. This talk explains essential aspects of working with our human plight.