Monday, Oct 29, 2012, 3:00 PM
Friday, Nov 2, 2012, 1:00 PM (All times are local to the event.)
Through talks, guided meditations, intimate dialogues, laughter, tears, and silence, Jeff Foster invites us to take a fresh look at our present experience and discover the ocean of who we really are: a non-dual awareness that has already allowed every wave of thought and emotion to arrive. “Just as the ocean ‘accepts’ every wave,” teaches Jeff, “so too has our awareness already allowed and accepted what is here.” Jeff talks of deep acceptance not as a passive surrender, but as an intelligent and creative emerging into life just as it is. And it is not something that happens “one day,” or only happens to special people—it is always happening, if we have eyes to see it.
Recognizing ourselves as the ocean of deep acceptance radically transforms and simplifies the way we see the world—our relationships, how we communicate, our attitude towards physical pain and depression, how we deal with addictions, and our search for spiritual enlightenment. Candid, thoughtful, humorous – and deeply compassionate toward those searching for a way out of suffering – Jeff inspires us to stop trying to “do” acceptance… and start falling in love with “what has already been allowed.” His simple, accessible, and direct teachings point us back to who we really are in this moment—already perfect, whole, and free.
Silence, laughter, lightness, and a sense of real intimacy, honesty, and friendship are the hallmarks of retreats with Jeff. His meetings are very spontaneous and informal, and there are plenty of opportunities to share and ask questions, if you are so moved. And of course, if you just want to sit in silence and deeply listen, without sharing, then that’s fine too.
$ 1180 in a single room including 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 4 dinners
$ 980 in a double room including 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 4 dinners
$ 520 without accomodation (includes 5 Lunches)
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