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Sakula: Keeping the Bigger Picture in Mind May 2 2021 067

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Sakula: When the Heart Opens the Teachings Fall In Apr 18 2021 066

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Sakula: Intentionally Willing a Feeling of Goodness Feb 28 2021 061

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Sakula: The Wheels of Goodness Go Round ‘n Round Feb 21 2021 060

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Sakula: Eternity’s Sunrise January 31 2021 054

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Sakula: We Are Not Obliged to React, Jan 17 2021 053

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Sakula: Knowing Light, Knowing Dark Oct 18 2020 047

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Sakula: Disengage from the Proliferating Mind July 26 2020 043

https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Disengage_from_the_Proliferating_Mind.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:13 — 16.7MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreOnce we disengage from defilements, trust and discerning can follow more easily. Trust can bring relief. In the space of this relief we can discern an opportunity for good karma. So how do we disengage? Sakula reflects on the […]

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Sakula: Uncertain Times, How Am I Spending My Time? May 17 2020 042

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Sakula: Pain Without Blame or Resentment May 3 2020 041

https://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/content.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/Pain_Without_Blame_or_Resentment_May_3_2020_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:46 — 11.8MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSakula reflects on pain in an online Sunday Sila during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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