How can we create a home for the heart that goes with us wherever we go?
Trudy Goodman offers a reflection on leaving home and being home. Discover how mindfulness and meditation practices can help us strike a balance between the familiar and the unknown, allowing us to rest in a place of equanimity wherever where might be.
This dharma talk was given at Spirit Rock Meditation Center (Yucca Valley) on April 30, 2005 and was originally published on Dharma Seed.
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“Leaving home is a powerful metaphor for doing this practice. To leave the comfort of the familiar. To leave our familiar and cherished ideas about ourselves and everything else.” – Trudy Goodman
In this talk, Trudy offers wisdom on:
- cultivating our capacity to love and be peaceful
- accepting things as they are
- the impermanence of all things and the value of the here and now
- the teaching of Suzuki Roshi and holding a “Don’t Know Mind”