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The 2014 Awakening Joy course streamed from Sprit Rock has now completed.  This is an online course offered annually, beginning in late January.  The Dharma Center will likely host it again in 2015.  Meanwhile, we recommend the book “Awakening Joy” by James Baraz and Shoshana Alexander.

All are welcome to join us for these follow-up sessions, we will stream teachings from one of the Awakening Joy teachers, have a short meditation and an opportunity for discussion.  Open to everyone, free of charge.
Each are on Wednesdays, 7 – 8:30 pm

 August 20th

Self Compassion:
Kindness and acceptance of ourselves is a corner-stone of the path.
Teachings from Tara Brach

  September 17th

Letting Go of the Stories we habitually tell ourselves.
Teachings from Byron Katie

October 15th

 Unshakeable well-being: cultivating happiness that is not dependent on circumstances
Teachings from Norman Fischer, Jack Kornfield and others

“We wait for things to be different in order to feel okay with life. As long as we keep attaching our happiness to the external events of our lives, which are ever changing, we’ll always be left waiting for it.”
– Tara Brach