Moving Meditation on The River

A five minute guided meditation on a foggy December morning on the Potomac River.   Soundtrack, “A Touch of Grace,” by Jonathan Foust, Todd Norian and Pravina Wahler, is available on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/touch-grace-bamboo-flute-meditations/id1002618740.       iTunes podcast here, online listening here, stitcher here, and Jonathan’s YouTube channel here.
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A New Year

Wishing you a year ahead with unexpected pleasures.   Walking to morning mediation at the New Year’s Retreat.       iTunes podcast here, online listening here, stitcher here, and Jonathan’s YouTube channel here.
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Jonathan Foust 2015 Annual Review

This review explores three questions*:   1. What went well this year? 2. What didn’t go so well this year? 3. What am I working toward?   *This a format suggested by James Clear (www.jamesclear.com.)   1. What went well this year?   Harmony at Home I’m blessed. I love my wife and by all
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Living Out Your Wild and Precious Life

Caitie Whelan Writes on the Year of Living Mindfully   Living Out Your Wild and Precious Life Or What I Learned from a Year of Living Mindfully   I want to tell you a love story.   It doesn’t start off as a love story, though.   It starts off five years ago on a
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Waiting for Sunrise

wind blows hard chilled neck darkness lifts and clouds now break sunrise on the shore     iTunes podcast here, online listening here, stitcher here, and Jonathan’s YouTube channel here.
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Generosity as a Path to Liberation

Special PODCAST: This talk explores the profound and elemental teachings on generosity.   You’ll learn how central generosity is to both philosophy and practice, where to begin, how to practice and how generosity is a direct path to liberation. The session ends with a flute meditation and a reflection on the generous heart.    
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First Light

floating looking up warming light on tail feathers fog burns off water     iTunes podcast here, online listening here, stitcher here, and Jonathan’s YouTube channel here.
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Practicing at Your Edge and Your Path to Balance

Special PODCAST: This talk explores how to determine what practices are best suited for you at this time in your life.   You’ll lean about the power of truthful self-assessment, the importance of identifying your patterns of resistance and how to maintain a practice that feels alive for you.         iTunes podcast here,
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Lost

lost on the river no horizon no sunrise three geese pass honk honk     Thank you Kathy for the inspiration to haiku!     iTunes podcast here, online listening here, stitcher here, and Jonathan’s YouTube channel here.
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The Heart Practices: Cultivating Equanimity

Special PODCAST: This talk explores what is considered the flowering of spiritual practice: Equanimity.   You’ll learn what it is, what it isn’t, a practice to cultivate equanimity and some thoughts on how to navigate change with ease and grace.         iTunes podcast here, online listening here, stitcher here, and Jonathan’s YouTube channel here.
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The Relational Field

Tara and I are just back from leading a weekend retreat at Garrison Institute in Garrison, NY on relationships.   The intention to ‘wake up’ is arduous for the lone traveler. The Buddha described the process as ‘swimming upstream.’ You are going against the grain of your own conditioning as well as the conditioning of
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December Greetings from Jonathan Foust: The Heart Practices, 5 Breaths – 5 Scenes and More!

To receive a monthly newsletter, please signup here.   Welcome!   With the exception of the beech trees, whose leaves stay through the winter, it’s now ‘stick season’ here in the mid-Atlantic. The deer are rutting, rushing and crashing around heedless of roads and cars and the fox are yelping nightly and establishing their territories.
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The Heart Practices: Increasing Your Capacity for Joy

Special PODCAST: This talk explores the art and science of cultivating joy for yourself and others.   You’ll learn about the transformative possibilities that arise when you can sustain attention on healing your heart, the emotions which stand in opposition to joy and how to work with them, a guided meditation on joy and finally,
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Five Breaths/Five Scenes: November on the River

One of the most efficient and powerful ways to shift your physiology, consciousness and quality of presence is to change how you breathe.   This “Five Breaths / Five Scenes” video features mostly stills from this most recent month on the Potomac. Just five, slow breaths can help you refresh your mind and heart.  
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The Heart Practices: Compassion for Others

Special PODCAST: This talk explores how you can offer compassion for others.   You’ll learn about the the nature of compassion, the essential elements of the practice, potential pitfalls and the relationship between compassion and karma.       iTunes podcast here, online listening here, stitcher here, and Jonathan’s YouTube channel here.
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