Posts by fred Davis:
Dear Fred, Tonight you helped me experience the truth of “any identification is a misidentification.” It is so clear now: there is nothing to be named, there is nothing. As Nisargadatta said (not verbatim ^_^’), “If you watch a flame moving in a circle, you believe there is a circle. But if it stopped, […]
Hi Fred Davis, Mark B commented on your VOD, NEW VIDEO COURSE! SKILLFUL MEANS: A Spiritual Awakening Series: “ I now have a new earworm with slightly different lyrics…”I just dropped in, to see what Attention my Attention was in.”
Thanks to our friend Mike Stiler, a professional painter who also teaches Zen in California.
Hello, everybody! Dr. Susan Foster has been a friend of mine, and a student, for years. Betsy loves her too! Susan is a credentialed, Jungian nondual therapist, as well as being a clear, compassionate human with decades of experience. She’ll be holding sessions both online and in-person, if you live in or near Portland, […]
VIDEO The 21 Most Important Spiritual Books I’ve Ever Read PODCAST
After the deaths of my very elderly parents and the subsequent estrangement from several siblings, I suffered mentally and spiritually. Recurring bad dreams were an almost nightly occurrence. As someone who likes to find solutions to problems, I turned to Dr. Susan Foster. I see her via ZOOM in her professional capacity as a therapist […]
Thanks to Robbin!
Here’s the title track from a new album our friend Terry Oldfield just released. Terry and his life partner, Soraya, live in Australia. They are both consciously living as Awakeness and are committed to helping others to do so. Terry has scores of albums. Check him out here! Only Love Remains
This article was first published in 2017. Everything it says is as relevant today as it was then, so I’m presenting it again. f♥ In Zen Buddhism, the keisaku (Japanese: 警策, Chinese: 香板, xiāng bǎn; *kyōsaku in the Soto school) is a flat wooden stick or slat used during periods of meditation to remedy sleepiness or lapses of concentration. […]
TOP TEN WAYS TO NOT WAKE UP, PLUS BONUS STRATEGIES!! VIDEO PODCAST!
SKILLFUL MEANS: An Awakening Series, was held over the last three Saturdays in June, 2020. The first week was a 2-hour Awakening Session. The next two Saturdays offered two 2-hour group Clarity Sessions. And it was totally amazing! We’ve put the series recordings up on Vimeo, and they are spiritual dynamite! I can’t recall […]
Attending a Skillful Means Series is a prerequisite for this program—unless there are special circumstances. This is a popular program with limited membership. If you get a note from us about it, that’s your opportunity to join us at that time; it’s not a standing offer. This program is typically fully booked. CSP is for long-term, […]
I get a lot of “Thank you!” emails, but these are standouts in any crowd, so I’m sharing them with you. ♥f Dear Fred, I know you receive lots of emails. I hope this is not one too many. :o) Having said that, I hope you’ll understand that these words just needed to be […]