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The Experience of Gongjing

By on August 12, 2020

To Whom It May Concern, I woke up this morning inspired me to write about a Chinese term Gongjing. Cultivating this state to its fullest can be very rewarding. Gongjing incorporates calm, trusting, openness, love, gratitude, reverence, humility, and true

Yuan Gong and Ren Xue teachings

By on August 12, 2020

Overview Ren Xue includes Yuan Gong and Yuan Ming Medicine. Ren Xue is a system of knowledge and methods designed by Yuan Tze to help us to actively improve life as a whole and to help us reach our full

Overcoming Childhood Trauma

By on August 12, 2020

A student was feeling hopeless when confronted with how much trauma happened in her childhood and asked how to come to terms with what seemed overwhelming. Let me try to answer your questions the best I can. Yes, your experiences

Caroling Support Group

By on August 12, 2020

Hi Everybody, Welcoming you to a support group some friends playfully named the “Caroling Support Group.” We meet on the 4th Saturday of every month from 10:30 AM until 12:00 PM Pacific. Payment of $25 is required in advance. We

Relationship addiction

By on August 12, 2020

Interacting with our loved ones can feel fraught with challenges, and heartache. So much built-in expectations and entitlement. I have been asked why be in a relationship if it isn’t to get my needs met? Wow, I wonder if you

Facing Strong Feelings.

By on August 12, 2020

This takes courage but when we relax deeply during a very strong feeling and face it, our awareness can release the glue that holds the feeling in place, allowing the story, thought or situation that was attached to the feeling

Striving ahead, missing what is here now.

By on August 12, 2020

Take a moment to just reflect on how much time is spent getting ahead of ourselves, rushing to the next distraction not even realizing it is an attempt to fix an empty feeling deep inside we don’t even stop to

Clearing patterns of the heart and consciousness.

By on August 12, 2020

There are patterns of the heart that can make us have self-doubt, closed to love, feelings of self-criticism, entitlement, taking life for granted, arrogance, and living full of judgment. If you notice that some of these traits have been holding

Embracing Disappointments

By on August 12, 2020

Maybe you know what it is like to grow up with an enthusiastic parent, gregarious and interested in you, promising you the moon and then not realizing that adults get busy, they forget they were talking to a very open

Loyalty to the family dynamic

By on August 12, 2020

It isn’t easy to break out of the part we play in the family dynamic. It can be buried until we are hit by a devastating blow to a family member. A debilitating disease or loss can bring to the