It's easy to appear spiritual, to act awake, to the point of deluding ourselves. What is difficult is to be honest about the ways that we cling to our sense of self — old thought patterns, beliefs, and ways of being — and being with our fear of loss of identity, change, and the unknown.
De-conditioning takes training, takes community, takes people who are willing to speak up and show up. We can't see our blind spots, so we need others to be our mirrors and reflect how we hide behind our comforts and the familiar.
Instead of playing ourselves safe or small, we flourish in our common vision of wholeness.
Our intention is to wake up for the benefit of all sentient beings. We facilitate each person’s work in the world as a positive change-maker. We strive to:
Perhaps the greatest internalized oppression is the belief that power rests in some outer force. We are co-creating not just our experience, but in fact the whole universe. How do we fully accept responsibility for ending suffering and creating the world we all aspire to inhabit?
What did the spiritual aspirant say to the hot dog vendor?
"Make me one with everything."