Observations

How to Cultivate a More Generous Heart

Special PODCAST: This talk explores the first of the “Ten Perfections,” on generosity. You’ll learn what the Buddha taught about generosity, how the practice can dramatically impact your consciousness, the key to completing the cycle of generosity and a reflection how you might personally embrace the practice. Subscribe to Jonathan’s podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/jonathan-foust/id455422434?ign-mpt=uo%3D4      
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The Eaglet Has Landed

First sighting of the eaglet. Out of focus, but there it is!       iTunes podcast here, online listening here, stitcher here, and Jonathan’s YouTube channel here.    
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Settling In for the Night

I do regular visits to the eagle’s nest, ether paddling under the sycamore or hiking along the river. I’m struck by the diligence of the parents. One watches carefully, making adjustments in the nest, always present to their safety.     Now that the eaglets are a bit stronger and bigger, sometimes one parent will
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Breath, The Mystery and Science

I’m just back from Kripalu Center and the Energy Intensive – and a wonderful gathering of like-minded folks. One of the features of the retreat is doing some intensive breathwork that can be quite transformative. Participant lie down and do ‘circular breathing,’ with full inhalations and deeply relaxing exhalations. They are supported by a breath
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Making It Happen vs Letting It Happen

Special PODCAST: This talk explores the differences between the practices of willful effort and conscious surrender. You’ll learn about skillful and unskillful strategies as well as suggestions as to how you can find your personal point of balance between doing and being. Subscribe to Jonathan’s podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/jonathan-foust/id455422434?ign-mpt=uo%3D4       iTunes podcast here, online listening here, stitcher here,
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