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Letting Grow

Aug 12, 2021

Today Dr. Donna Dechen Birdwell and I will talk about her EarthCycles series of speculative novels that imagine a world in which a new human subspecies has evolved what we might call their mystical capacities in order to survive. And the humans – like us – without such strong abilities for intuitive connection have...


Apr 30, 2021

In the first season of Letting Grow, we've covered traditional Tibetan Buddhist teachings on the bardo states: this lifetime, death, clear light, and becoming (between death and birth). We've meditated together and heard from some amazing people.

Now it's time to wrap up this chapter with a summary -- and a new web page...


Apr 23, 2021

Today’s episode is the next to last in season one of Letting Grow, and today I’m finally talking about our rebirth out of the covid bardo state we’ve all been in. No matter how long it takes for us all to move on to some kind of new normal, eventually we’ll be able to meet friends and go to the gym and so many...


Apr 15, 2021

In today’s episode, I’m delighted to bring you Shannon Marie, author of the new book Crystal Wisdom and a friend of mine from the Dawn Mountain sangha, one of the places Shannon deepened her contemplative practice. We’ll talk about her rebirth from a corporate worker – good at her job but with so much more to...


Apr 9, 2021

This week I was planning to do an episode about coming out of covid times into some kind of new normal and some tips on rebirth. But with cases spiking – again – it seems too soon for that. 

So instead I wanted to share some reflections on one of the most famous Marvel villains, Thanos, who I think must have been...