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Posts made in September, 2014

We Can’t Control the Storms, but we can Remain Awake in Their Midst

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in Blog Posts |

We Can’t Control the Storms, but we can Remain Awake in Their Midst

“In the moment of mindfulness there is no suffering.“ – Ajahn Sumedo Remaining in present moment awareness, being with what is, just as it arises, without embellishing it with past remembrances, future what ifs, or desire to be someplace else, or to have things some other way, we find peace. It is only our fearful, resistant, clinging, or desirous mind that can destroy our peace, and cause us to suffer. Childbirth and labor, with their waves of tightening and progressively evolving...

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Hail to the Jewel in the Lotus

Posted by on Sep 27, 2014 in Blog Posts |

Hail to the Jewel in the Lotus

I had the oddest dream lastnight. In my dream, I stood before an Enlightened Master, and I asked, “ What is the best way to serve my birth clients?” I heard a voice above me say: “Hail to the jewel in the lotus!” The Enlightened Master then said to me, “ Do what you always do, hold up a mirror and show them the Buddha within.” I pondered this dream all day, and this is the wisdom I believe it imparts: Your doula, your childbirth educator, your midwife, or your obstetrician, are merely fingers...

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