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Learning Conversation

May 30, 2023

5 min

Today's word is:  virture

Learning Practice features a 3-minute conversation about a single word.  Unrehearsed, without forethought of the word to be discussed, we practice the art of Learning Conversation.  

If you want to practice with us by supplying a word and joining us:   contact us through our websites.

May 13, 2023

20 min

Hold the presses!  

Pierre knows what he’s talking about? Wait! What?  

Well, let’s qualify that.  Pierre knows what he wants to talk about.  We’re not saying Pierre actually knows what he is talking about. Let’s be clear about that! 

Pierre wants to talk about a book:  Radical Love, by Omid Safi.  


May 6, 2023

25 min

Eckhart Tolle’s video:  Excess baggage.  How we think of life’s struggles causes unnecessary suffering.  The second arrow analogy in Buddhist tradition.

Tolle says life is one’s response to circumstances, not the collection of circumstances. 

Maureen and Pierre resource an outstanding light in the...

May 6, 2023

40 min

Maureen and Pierre revisit Eckhart Tolle to explore his life's story.  Follow-on conversation from the first podcast on Eckhart Tolle.

Before revisiting Tolle, Maureen mentions  people are actually listening to these podcasts.  Wait, what?!  They are???  WOW!  Cool!  Maureen says someone mentioned liking...

Apr 24, 2023

10 min.

Maureen wants to talk about Deb Dana.

Pierre and Maureen begin by laughing and laughing some more about their efforts to explain polyvagal theory.

A mind-body resource, Deb Dana, a psychologist teaches people how to recognize their physiological states.  

If you understand the ladder of stress and relaxation,...