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Ancient Wisdom Classes

ANCIENT WISDOM CLASSES 1st & 3rd Monday Evenings 6:30-8:30pm 101 S Laurel St In the Basement, by Donation http://www.venturacsl.org Videography by Robert Pina of Bad Sam Studios.

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The Sacred Ojai Tour

I began taking friends on spiritual adventures to sacred sites around the Ojai Valley area in the mid-1980s. At this point I give clients the Sacred Ojai Tour. I truly love sharing this special place. Ojai is one of the few … Continue reading

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The Perennial Tradition

I studied Humanities, Literature, Music, Theater, prior to finding Psychology – ‘The Knowledge of the Soul.’ I taught my way across the human lifespan: preschool, elementary, secondary, high school, junior college, university, graduate, doctoral, clinical, community, corporate, even infants, toddlers & geriatric day care. Over time I … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

Discover a world? Explore a frontier? The career is finishing. The family is raised. The game is polished. The home is designed. Is that all? The next step is spirituality. We are troubled by emptiness. Anxiety & depression are rooted … Continue reading

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The Gift of Time

A client friend once said to me, “I’m watching my thoughts. I’m feeling my feelings. And it still hurts. What am I missing?” Why doesn’t Spirituality work instantly or constantly? Our mind has the gift of Light. Our heart has the … Continue reading

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Healing Trauma

 Trauma is a global impact. Casting its shadow across generations & incarnations. Every human child is touched in some way by the waves of war. Some go sad & scared. Some go tough & mean. But none go free of it. … Continue reading

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Warrior Spirit

Two years ago I was on my way out of the house & a very nice lady called me. She said, “We want you to teach mindfulness for veterans.” I said, “You know, I don’t do clinical anymore.” She said, … Continue reading

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Mind & Heart

I have been teaching that mindfulness might just as well be called “heartfulness.” In the practice we witness our own body, heart & mind. We observe our thoughts & feelings & so come to know ourselves deeply. And in this process … Continue reading

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Innocence

My business training gave me a set of very clear priorities: You don’t perform a service without a “return on investment.” You don’t leave the room without making sure everyone has your card. You don’t announce an event without a “call to action.” … Continue reading

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Awakening

It begins with the love of living creatures for their own lives. Then the love of mothers & fathers for their children. Then the tribal chieftain who loves the people as if they were family. Then the holy sage who loves each person as if … Continue reading

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