Dear Katie, I wish to participate again in the nine-day School for the Work to be held in July this year. It is my hope that I will gain some more experience and would work towards being certificated. Ever since I left the School last year on the 28th of July 2013 my life was […]
Welcome to the movie of who you think you are. Pass the popcorn.
Dear Katie, My wish is to participate again in the nine-day School for The Work for July 2014 so as to further gain experience in anticipation of working towards certification. Because of The Work I am a changed person in terms of relationships, diet, and exercising. The work done in 2013 helped understand more about […]
For those of you who aren’t yet aware of Nadine Ferris France and her team, read her latest email (below). Thanks to you and your School enrollments and tuition’s, the Work Foundation is able to make allow community leaders in Zimbabwe to attend this year’s School for The Work in Bad Neuenahr, Germany. We are […]
Dear Katie, Thank you. What a beautiful gift to bring The Work to TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors). Thom Herman and I offered The Work to the families and loved ones who had someone die in war or by suicide, at The 20th Annual Survivor Event in Arlington, Virginia. We experienced such open minds […]
Not-knowing is the way to understanding.
Dear Katie, I haven’t fully understood the concept of “to apologize” yet. There is a conflict for me between wanting to apologize and then, when the other person says “I accept your apology” or “I forgive you,” I feel like “Now it looks as if I did it on purpose and I didn’t!!” And I […]
Here is another excerpt from the Diamond Sutra, with my commentary: Chapter 4 The Buddha said, “Furthermore, Subhuti, when bodhisattvas act generously, they should not attach to the concept that they are acting generously. This is called ‘acting generously while not attaching to form’ and ‘acting generously while not attaching to sight, sound, smell, taste, […]
When we believe our thoughts, we stay stuck in the illusion of a limited world.
Byron Katie does The Work with a woman judging her own decisions, then discusses cause and effect with a woman who asks questions about the care of the body. Next, a man from California asks, “What if the UCSB shooter had a chance to do inquiry on the thoughts that led him to […]