December 13: 7:00 pm. Celebrating 3 years of service in Charlottesville, VA
Small Group Intensives:
Mothering from Wisdom; What Life Experience Can Do for You, Your Children and Your Service to the World. Next Groups begin October 27 (one spot left) and January 18 (accepting applications).
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Your Download This Month – Listen Now!
The End of Suffering with Jeanne Catherine-Gray
Join Jeanne for the first installment of her new radio show. Does the end of suffering sound like too great a promise? What is the difference between suffering and pain? How can we get to the end of suffering for ourselves. Listen or download to hear the simplicity.
“The Buddha tailored his answers not only to the question but also to the questioner’s needs [§5, §99]. He could often detect the assumptions or beliefs lying behind a question [§66], and could tell when two questions—though … Read More
Recently I read a published piece by Walter Mosley on writing. I realized I had a thing or two to say on the subject:
If you want to be a writer, you have to write. There is no getting out of that one small prerequisite. … Read More
When you read these words, you may think that I am telling you that depression, dark thinking, anger, guilt, feelings are your fault.
Right now, as you are about to read these words, step out of this thinking, set it aside. It … Read More
After my friend heard about the loss of a community member she said,
“I just want to go home and be with people who are alive."
More than 30,000 human beings die of suicide every year in the U.S. alone.
After Robin … Read More
While on retreat a fire alarm went off in the middle of the night. People stumbled out of their rooms, their hearts pounding and hands sweating. They came together in the street and held each other, some people cried. The air was … Read More
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I think what surprised me the most about Jeanne, was her ability to maintain a professional demeanor, while at the same time being very attuned to individual needs and personalities. Jeanne is warm and welcoming with an incredibly nurturing approach. She was able to attend to the group while addressing the needs of individuals as they emerged.
JoAnna McCue-Martin Elementary School Teacher
My experience during the four days with Jen was both profound and totally pragmatic. Things just look different, from how I handle a conversation at work to how I pray with my children at night. I know there is so much possible, beyond what I can figure out in any one moment. And I feel how much capacity and wellness we all have to guide us to navigate to the next moment with love and wisdom. Jen didn’t teach me any of that – she didn’t offer any of that – but she helped show me how to hear myself and trust in what I know.