02-08-17 Trump – Disaster or Opportunity?
We are living in a very challenging time, dealing with feelings around what Trump does and says, fear of mass shootings, concern for the waves of refugees, and climate change. These are only a few of the things that bring up fear and judgment inside of us. Join Mary as she explores how not to be run by fear and judgment so you can respond to all of the chaos rather than reacting, which just creates more reaction. Mary will show how to heal judgment and fear inside of you so that you can become a part of the healing that can come out of all of this.
01-26-17 Joy of Opening To Life
Joy of Opening To Life: If you watch your body carefully, you will see that you, like most people, carry a lot of tension. All of us carry some level of guarding against life’s challenges, real and imagined. We live in a mind that wants what is not here and resists what is. How would you feel if you knew that the okayness you long for is right here? It’s just that the wanting and resisting in your mind blocks your awareness of this. Come explore how to open to life again so you can know the joy of being fully alive.
01-12-17 The Peace that is Always Here
Just as a stormy ocean is always calm under the surface, there is a field of peace and ease that is always with you no matter what is happening in your life. Come explore what keeps you caught in struggle when you are living on the surface of your life and learn how you can rediscover the ease and peace that is always available to you.
12-29-16 Do We Create Our Reality?
In this program, Mary offers an in-depth exploration of the idea that we create our own reality, looking at both the upside and the downside of this belief. And in this exploration, she reveals the joy of showing up for reality rather than the frustration of always trying to make it be a particular way.
The Peace of Wild Things
When despair for the world grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought
of grief. I come into the presence of still water.
And I feel above me the day-blind stars
waiting with their light. For the time
I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.