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* Resting in the Waves (2020)

* Introduction: Welcoming Fluidity * * Fluidity of Awareness (Chap 4)

* Befriending the Mind (2019)

Introduction - Don't Stand In a Hammock * Vulnerability * Kindness and a Patience Heart * Nondual Experience

Meditator's Field Guide (2017)

Field Guide Description and TOC * How to Use This Field Guide * Slippery Fish * Three Essential Practices * A Vote for Kindness: No Unchanging Self * Selflessness Grows Out of Self Care * Awareness Meters * The Trap of Getting Free * Hindrances Like the Back Door * Recognizing 2 Species of Intentions * Hindrances Want to Retire * Gifts and Vulnerabilities: Angulimala * Attunement not Attainment * Engaging Precepts Mindfully * The Evolving Self * 6 Rs and 5 Ss

Kindness and Wisdom Practice (2015)

Beginning the Journey (2014)

Buddha's Map (2013)

Buddha's Map Description * Annotated Table of Contents * A Sweet, Kind Aliveness (Intro) * From Stubbornness to Ease (Chap 1) * Beginnings (Chp 2) * Thriving in Difficult Times (Chp 5) * Joy: The First Jhana (Chp 10)

God(s) and Consciousness (2011)

Circling Home (2010)

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Apple * Buzzsprout * Insight Timer

Little Mind, Big Mind

* Befriending the Mind-Heart

172 Cognitive Biases

Cultivating Grace collection:

Acceptance * Kindness * Confession and Forgiveness * Ease and Irrational Joy

The Demon's Blessing series:

1. Hindrances Overview * 2. Specific Hindrances

Forgiveness collection:

Forgiving Ourselves * Forgiving Others * Forgiving Is Possible * Forgiving and Reconciliation * Forgiving, Patience and Confession * Forgiveness and Luminosity

God(s) and Consciousness series:

Introduction * The Widening Circle * Spiritual Literacy * Stages of Consciousness * Is God Real? * Summary table, diagram, and reflective questions

Inner Landscape series:

Experience * Vedana Meter * Dissolving Suffering * Endearing * Dependent Origination

Karma, Guilt, and Freedom

Nuisances

OnRetreat

Selflessness series:

Shadows in the Mirror * Dissolving * Guidance * Channeling * Beyond Reason

Taking Refuge

Turning Toward: Four Ennobling Truths

What is Meditation series:

Wisdom * Inner Glow * The Mind Needs a Job * Beginning the Journey

Wise Acceptance and the 7 Rs

Other

Table of Contents

Topics Index

Questions and Answers

Consciousness: What is It Anyway? * Fuzzy-Don't-Know Mind * Individual and Universal Metta * Meaning of Life * Is Mett Less Peaceful * Naturally Deluded * Nested Dolls and Depth Meditation * Object of Meditation * Smiling * Three Refuges

Vignettes

Befriending the Demon * Booism * The Guest House * Jackie's Way-Cool Glasses * Josie and the Turkey * Lake * Recipe for a Human * Three Winged Bird * Two Snakes and a Butterfly

Videos

Annotated Video List * Awareness Jhanas (11/4/2014) * Confession and Forgiveness (11/7/2014) * Dependent Origination (11/5/2014) * Hindrances (11/2/2014) * It Ain't Personal (11/6/2014) * Meditation Instructions (11/1/2014) * Precepts and the 7 Rs (11/8/2014) * Questions and Answers (11/1/2014) * Turning Toward (11/3/2014)

Blog

Agenda-less Awareness

The Case for Equanimity

Easing Awake

Holding Dear

Ill Will and Kindness

Meditation Without Support

Navigator

Poke Him in the Eye

Presence Isn't Freedom

Relaxing Into

Second-Hand Wisdom

Stickiness

Stones and Hindrances

Transient Global Amnesia

Trusting the Mind

When Reactivity Trumps Wisdom

Who or What is Aware?

2013

Crunchy Knees and Mindfulness (12/9/13) * A Duck, Equanimity, and Disinterest (10/09/13) * Hindrance Attacks (10/5/13) * I Spam, Therefore I Am (11/19/13) * Interspe2013cies Friends (12/30/13) * A Lively Talk with Trees (11/6/13) * Moral Compass / Ethical GPS (9/1/13) * Talking GPS, Implants, and Consciousness (9/2/13) * Turning Toward (10/17/13) * Unconscious Happiness (8/4/13) * When Desire Fades (8/12/13) * Whose Running the Show (7/7/13)

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