Podcast | Friendship: The Whole of the Spiritual Life

The description for the brief April 20th Insight Timer live event with the same title as this blog post was a sutta snippet: Ven. Ananda said to the Blessed One, “This is half of the holy life, lord: admirable friendship, admirable companionship, admirable camaraderie “Don’t say that, Ananda. Don’t say that. Admirable friendship, admirable companionship,Continue reading “Podcast | Friendship: The Whole of the Spiritual Life”

How To Find (Meditation) Teachers

The best advice I’ve heard so far is basically: finding, making and holding dear spiritual friends (or those aligned and supportive on your path/journey) selecting teachers one resonates with and benefits from There’s a saying that when you’re ready the teacher will appear. And when you’re really ready the teacher will disappear. For me, especiallyContinue reading “How To Find (Meditation) Teachers”

Podcast | Shawn White’s State Of The Massage Industry

Immediately relevant to the extensive linked list of Healing Modalities and Resources on IntegratingPresence.com I sit down with Shelly and Shawn White who, amongst many things, is a cancer conqueror, massage therapist, entrepreneur and spa founder/owner based in the greater St Louis, Missouri area. We mostly discuss the ups and downs of the massage andContinue reading “Podcast | Shawn White’s State Of The Massage Industry”