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Daily Meditation Recordings, with Nathan Glyde – Week of Jan 3, 2022

Nathan Glyde

Nathan Glyde

We’re fortunate that Nathan Glyde has generously offered to lead our daily meditation sessions for Europe and the UK. To find out more about Nathan, and to view his other contributions to Sangha Live, click here. Recordings are posted 24 – 36 hours after the live session runs.

 

This week’s topic is Beginning to See More Possibilities.

 

The Zen master, Shunryu Suzuki, said: “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” With a beginner’s possibilities we can release our heart’s wholesome aspirations. Let’s engender a beginners spirit, and manifest our innate potential for freedom and well-being: embodying a saint’s patience to start again; an adventurer’s openness to step out of constricted views; and a creative’s zeal to reimagine ourselves and our world

Patiently beginning again

January 3, 2022

Freedom possibilities

January 4, 2022

Freshly aware

January 5, 2022

A new perspective

January 6, 2022

What really matters

January 7, 2022

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