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Jessica Swanson

Jessica: Watching Nature Happen & Learning to Share Sep 12 2021 088

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Jessica Swanson: The Honey Ball Sutta Aug 1 2021 084

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2021 Celebration/Fundraiser with Luang Por Pasanno – 5. Short Reflections by PFoD Teachers July 18 2021 079

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Jessica: Cultivate Good Conditions June 13 2021 073

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Jessica: Living Within the Framework of the Dhamma May 16 2021 069

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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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