Mike’s Dharma Talk, 2018.04.30

April 30, 2018

This is my dharma talk from the East Bay Healing Collective on April 30, 2018, about what is means to show up in life. The evening of this sangha was Walpurgisnacht, the eve of Beltaine.

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Mike’s Dharma Talk, 2018.04.23

April 23, 2018

This is my dharma talk from the East Bay Healing Collective on April 23, 2018, about anger and cultivating a mindful relationship to this vital expression of vulnerability.      

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Mike’s Dharma Talk, 2018.04.16

April 16, 2018

This is my dharma talk from the East Bay Healing Collective on April 16, 2018, about conditioning and the mind of duhkha—how our strategic mind struggles in vain against the First Noble Truth.     

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Mike’s Dharma Talk, 2018.04.09

April 9, 2018

This is my dharma talk from the East Bay Healing Collective on April 9, 2018, about the quality of openness and what it means to live in this world emotionally and energetically open.

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Mike’s Dharma Talk, 2018.04.02

April 2, 2018

This is my dharma talk from the East Bay Healing Collective on April 2, 2018, about the path of spiritual unfolding presented symbolically in the Major Arcana sequence of the Tarot deck.

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Mike’s Dharma Talk, 2018.03.26

March 26, 2018

This is my dharma talk from the East Bay Healing Collective on March 26, 2018, about the role of surrender in spiritual life. The occasion for these reflections was the Christian Feast of the Annunciation, which occurred March 25.

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Mike’s Dharma Talk, 2018.03.19

March 19, 2018

This is my dharma talk from the East Bay Healing Collective on March 19, 2018, the last day of winter, about archetypal Life and the spiritual meaning of the Vernal Equinox. The Equinox occurred the following day, Tuesday, March 20, at 9:15 am PDT.

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Mike’s Dharma Talk, 2018.03.12

March 12, 2018

This is my dharma talk from the East Bay Healing Collective on March 12, 2018, about enthusiasm, a perfection of the Buddha, and its underestimated role in spiritual life.

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Mike’s Dharma Talk, 2018.03.05

March 5, 2018

This is my dharma talk from the East Bay Healing Collective on March 5, 2018, about the virtue of patience, a remarkable strength of the soul.

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Mike’s Dharma Talk, 2018.02.26

February 27, 2018

This is my dharma talk from the East Bay Healing Collective on February 26, 2018, about the relationship of self-discipline and spirituality, as well as the role of a disciplined life in spiritual growth. What is self-discipline? How do we cultivate it?

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