and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.”
Pema Ch dr n, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
"Mindfulness Practice isn't just about escaping to some magical inner realm devoid of life's challenges. The Practice is about getting out of your head enough to engage each moment wholeheartedly. When we are Present in an open, kind, clear, and helpful way, the vast, mysterious, magical reality of life itself becomes self-evident .
|Stephen at Monday Night Class, San Francisco circa 1969|
|Stephen Gaskin (February 16, 1935 - July 1, 2014) with his wfe, Ina May|