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Faith: Cultivating an Undivided Life

With Pamela Weiss recorded on May 22, 2022.

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The divisiveness we see around us begins in the binary mind: self and other, me and you, us and them. In each moment, we like and don’t like, pick and choose, evaluate and judge. How can we untangle this tangle? This talk will explore how practice helps liberate us from our views and opinions, and allows us to cultivate greater inner and outer peace.

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