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Tonight the Subject is Love

With Frank Ostaseski recorded on April 28, 2024.

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Love is the essential quality needed for the journey through life. The heart’s desire for deep connection fuels the journey, inspires and deepens our practice. This is why at some point we stop practicing to get anywhere, or to achieve anything… we just practice because we love it.

Link to the YouTube video that we were unable to stream during the session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tZX4wLYYDQ

Listen to the audio version below, or click here to download the mp3.

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