Author Archives: Donna Mitchell-Moniak

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Meditation: “when this body dies, this mind does not die.”

Training in shamatha provides an incremental experience of the mind as it is. This mind is distinct from the thoughts that arise or roll around in it or the emotions that come and go or the sensations that produce our … Continue reading

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#10, the astrological houses spiritually viewed: the 4th house

The fourth house is the deepest point of the chart. Its cusp line is the downward vertical axis symbolizing the energy of spirit, soul, higher nature, and innate being coming into manifestation. It “descends” into form thereby creating an incarnation. … Continue reading

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Meditation: one with

This meditation combines two techniques that we have been doing: a) sensing the field of Awareness-Being and b) gratitude. With a), one experiences that the field already is present just as Awareness was experienced as so. Unto themselves, these are … Continue reading

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Meditation: gratitude with and for the world

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in the USA, and blessings of joy and gratitude to all beings everywhere. thanksgiving 2019

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The renewal of a forest

Yes, Nature knows how to do this. We can help Nature by not hurting Nature, even in our back yards. This short film is visually beautiful and inspiring.

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