For Thursday Talks, for interactive session in English with translation in Spanish, Register to join us on zoom.   

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Talk: LIFE: Mystery, Misery, or Gift

Thursday, May 5, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

Join us this evening and let us explore together how to make sense of life’s puzzling situations.


Facilitator: Ines Frank

Talk: Be at Peace with your Past

Thursday, May 12, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

Spiritual insights and meditation can help us to think differently in the present and gently let go of unhelpful emotions we feel when we recall the past.


Facilitator: Ines Frank

Talk: Eliminate Self-doubt

Thursday, May 19, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

Doubting oneself is a sign of self-sabotage. Explore the art of overcoming self-doubt from the inside out.


Facilitator: Judy Rodgers

Workshop: Forgiveness is Freedom

Saturday, May 21, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Description:

With spiritual wisdom, we learn the art of letting go. As we free ourselves from chains of the past, expectations, our own lower habits, we can experience what is already there–our highest potential. In forgiving, we give the best of ourselves.


Facilitators: Anjalie Grover and Inna Raykhaman

Talk: Habits for a Calm Mind

Thursday, May 26, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

There are a few simple habits that are useful to keep the mind cool and clear even under provocation. Join us as we uncover these beneficial habits.


Facilitator: Sandhya Kanthan

Talk: Coming Out of the Herd Mentality

Thursday, June 2, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

Do you have the courage to be a lion and not a sheep?


Facilitator: Ines Frank

Talk: The Riddle of Love and Detachment

Thursday, June 9, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

Detachment is often seen as an unhealthy factor in dysfunctional relationships. In spiritual understanding, however, attachment is defined as a bondage of neediness, while love means freedom and empowerment and detachment is a positive attribute of emotional independence. Maybe it is high time to redefine love and detachment.


Facilitator: Judy Rodgers

Talk: The Greatest Fear – How to Deal with It

Thursday, June 16, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

Exploring a spiritual perspective on death and dying and how we can live with dignity knowing the reality of end of life.


Facilitator: Rona Schweitz

Workshop: The Art of Living

Saturday, June 18, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Description:

We are each artists of our own life–the paintbrush is always in our hands. Let us play with some ‘new colors of spiritual wisdom’ so that we can create a living masterpiece.


Facilitators: Ines Frank, Inna Raykhaman, and Annie Philips

Talk: Mental Reprogramming

Thursday, June 23, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

The mind has extraordinary abilities. However, too often the mind is programmed to dwell on the negative. With spiritual understanding, we can reprogram our thinking.


Facilitator: Sandhya Kanthan

Talk: Where Science Meets Silence

Thursday, June 30, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

How are science and spirituality related? They both aim to come closer to Truth although they may approach it from different angles.


Facilitator: Rona Schweitz

Talk: The Wisdom of Modesty

Thursday, July 7, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

Sometimes it seems as if those who talk the loudest and showcase themselves without restrain get things done. But does that hold for the long run? Do they win people’s hearts?


Facilitator: Rona Schweitz

Talk: Dealing with Difficult People

Thursday, July 14, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

Can we turn unpleasant interactions into fruitful ones, where we feel content and appreciative, no matter what?


Facilitator: Rona Schweitz

Workshop: Self-Care and True Well-Being

Saturday, July 16, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Description:

In our daily routine of never-ending to-do lists, we seem to put ourselves on the back burner. We start finding ourselves feeling burned-out and unmotivated–there seems to be a deficit of self-care. In this experiential workshop, let us experiment and learn how to return to our true state of well-being and purpose.


Facilitators: Ines Frank, Inna Raykhaman, and Annie Philips

Talk: Nurture True Self-Respect

Thursday, July 21, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.”– Lao-Tzu


Facilitator: Judy Rodgers

Talk: Increase Concentration through Solitude

Thursday, July 28, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Description:

It is always useful to go away on a retreat and spend time in reflection. However, we can also take out time daily and go on an inner retreat, every day.


Facilitator: Sandhya Kanthan