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Meditation is an ancient practice that is an integral part of a spiritual life and is advocated by all spiritual traditions in one form or another. Meditation quiets the mind, reveals one’s essential nature, and allows the soul to hear the whispers of Sacred Spirit. In this presentation, Ray Wynfield will give an overview of meditation practices and its benefits, and then lead attendees through several Mantra Meditations. He will start with Neti, Neti, a classic Hindu meditation roughly translated…
When all is going well, it is relatively easy for the spiritually-committed person to feel the Sacred within and to bring love and joy into the world. When all is not so harmonious and one is riddled with anxiety and doubt, it is relatively hard to contact the Sacred or feel the flow of grace from inside into the world, and one’s faith can be shaken to the core. It appears inevitable that such periods of darkness will visit everyone,…
The enneagram is a powerful and dynamic system that describes nine fundamentally different personality types, defined as patterns of believing, thinking, feeling, and acting. (“Ennea” is Greek for nine.) These nine distinct patterns describe what individuals typically pay attention to, how they direct their energy, what underlying spiritual beliefs they tend to develop, and how childhood perception of “threats” or fears provided an unconscious impetus for shaping spiritual values and morality. Each person has a dominant personality type, with some…
umanity faces a profound reckoning, a collective rite of passage that is calling forth our deepest capacities for fierce love and radical vulnerability. In response, the platitudes can come easily: all the things we “should” be doing personally and collectively. And the reactive responses rooted in fear and insecurity come even easier and the big picture gets lost. The most inconvenient truths are seldom aired, deeper discussions are all too rare, and real dialogue among people with different worldviews remains…
The spiritual journey unfolds over time, as mystics down through the ages have told us. Too often, we identify our journey with waking consciousness. Yet the great wisdom traditions of the world remind us that our dreams, too, are stages along the journey of the soul: Call, Search, Struggle, Breakthrough and Return. To understand the message of our dreams is not a petty form of self-indulgence, but a spiritual ritual of cultural and ecological significance. Each night our dreams invite…
Join us as we meditate for peace. Meditation will last about 45 minutes and will give you a spiritual boost to start the month. At the Center for Spiritual Living Boulder Valley, 107 E. Geneseo St., Lafayette. Facilitated by Barbra Babcock, RScP.
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A parenting workshop designed to strengthen the connection and trust between family members and to prepare for the ups and downs of the new world we live in. Kids learn everything from family first – how to love, interact and be in relationships. In this interactive workshop you will sharpen your skills relating to tweens and teens, and learn to create a safe and loving environment for you and for them. Topics include: how to best talk to kids; messaging…
Join us for the potluck after the service. The potluck will be held at Kathy and Pete Hamm’s house, at 1101 Balmora in Lafayette. Maps to their house will be provided at the August 18 service. We’ll be eating under canopies in the backyard, using tables and chairs from the center. Bring lawn chairs if you’d like. .A special treat will be seeing the delightful garden that has been lovingly nurtured at their house! This is a great time to enjoy the community and get to know each other better. Come even if you don’t bring food. We always have plenty!
Are you ready to become a member of Center for Spiritual Living Boulder Valley? Are you ready for a deeper commitment to your spiritual growth and to the mission, purpose, and vision of CSLBV?
Join us as we meditate for peace. Meditation will last about 45 minutes and will give you a spiritual boost to start the month.
Today we welcome and honors our new members. Love Lives Here!
In this 3-week series, you will learn to release and heal old patterns of negative self-talk that interfere with loving yourself, get in touch with your needs and what matters to you and your life, learn what your boundaries are how to speak them powerfully.
This month’s Inspirational Movie is Bless Me Ultima. A 1972 novel and a 2013 movie, it stars Miriam Colon as local Wise Woman and Luke Ganalon as her loving student of the spirit realm, questioning authority and the argument of good vs evil. Come and enjoy a great movie and bountiful popcorn!