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Radical Acceptance

This week we explored the theme of Radical Acceptance in our daily sessions. Bloom Pause is a community offering that meets remotely using Zoom. Each week we explore a new theme through discussion, sharing, meditation, and practices to improve daily life. If you'd like to join Bloom Pause, please email [email protected].

For exploring the theme of Radical Acceptance, we highly recommend Tara Brach's book, Radical Acceptance: Embracing your Life with the Heart of a Buddha. In it, she writes, "Much of our driven pace and habitual controlling in daily life does not serve to survive, and certainly not thriving. It arises from a free-floating anxiety about something being wrong or not enough... Through the sacred art of pausing, we develop the capacity to stop hiding, to stop running away from our experience. We begin to trust in our natural intelligence, in our naturally wise heart, in our capacity to be open to whatever arises. Like...

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Bloom! Pausing

This week we explored the theme of Pausing in our daily sessions. Bloom Pause is a community offering that meets remotely using Zoom. Each week we explore a new theme through discussion, sharing, meditation, and practices to improve daily life. If you'd like to join Bloom Pause, sign up here.

During this experience of COVID 19, the entire world has been called to pause. We have been stopped in our tracks because of this virus. We have been called to look at ourselves personally and collectively, at our society and our systems of power on a profound level. Personal and collective shadow has been exposed and continues to be revealed. Bloom! emerged during this time and in response to the felt call for blooming a new way of being and era.

Tara Brach has a chapter in her book Radical Acceptance: Embracing your Life with the Heart of a Buddha called The Sacred Pause. In it, she writes, "Much of our driven pace and habitual...

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