Often, our facilitator will share an inspirational or thought-provoking reading from a great Buddhist teacher. Here are some recent sharings:
Questions to guide our Deep Looking: "The Consciousness Compass," by Shefali Tsabary
These questions come from the Appendix of Shefali Tsabary's excellent book, "The Conscious Parent." The book applies to all types of relationships, not only parent/child.
Discourse on Knowing the Better Way to Live Alone
Several sangha members were struck by the Buddha's teaching that it is possible to be swept away by what's happening in present moment, just as we can be swept away by thoughts of the past or future. How can we relate to the past, the future, and the present without being swept away or enslaved by any of them?
Loving Kindness Meditation - based on Sharon Salzberg