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Jessica Swanson

Jessica: Right Speech From the Mouths of Babes Mar 28 2021 064

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Jessica: Cultivating the Path within the Framework of Dhamma Mar 21 2021 063

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Jessica: Nothing Personal about Unconditional Kindness, Mar 14 2021 062

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Jessica: Find a Place to Put Your Love Feb 14 2021 059

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Jessica Swanson: Fearlessness for Ourselves and Others Oct 11 2020 046

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Kalyanamittas in the Time of Covid19

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What is it like to give and receive the Dhamma in this time of the coronavirus global pandemic? It’s like this. We Zoom. We make videos for the children. We receive words of encouragement. We receive support from our renters and from our virtual dana bowl. We Zoom Our Programs Online programs and workshops hosted […]

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