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2015-01-15 Anything Can Happen At Any Time 52:53
  James Baraz
The one thing that is certain in life is its unpredictability. Having an awareness that inner and outer circumstances could change in a moment can inform our lives in a profound way. Rather than living with vigilance and fear an on-going understanding of the fragility in life can lead us to more wakefulness, appreciation and freedom.
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2015-01-08 Impermanence with Compassion and Gratitude 51:39
  Eve Decker
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2015-01-01 Opening Towards Our Heart's Deepest Intentions 50:19
  Kate Janke
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2014-12-18 Change Is Possible 53:22
  James Baraz
A talk focusing on the possibility of changing the direction of our lives and the importance of giving people an opportunity to thrive. This talk includes excerpts from Sean Kyler, one of the graduates give his moving valedictorian speech through a program that supports prison inmates getting their college degree.
IMCB Regular Talks

2014-12-11 Wise (or Right) Speech 63:45
  Kate Janke
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2014-11-20 "Grace Disguised as Obstacle" 50:46
  James Baraz
It's one thing to remember and cultivate gratitude for the blessings in our life. But it's even more profound to experience the possibility of a grateful heart even in the midst of difficulties.
IMCB Regular Talks

2014-11-13 Thoughts Are Not the Enemy 57:46
  Jason Siff

2014-11-13 Introducing Jason Siff (for the talk Thoughts are Not the Enemy) 5:53
  Jason Siff
INTRODUCTION >> Jason Siff preceding his talk: "Thoughts are not the enemy"
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2014-10-23 "I Just Can't Decide!" - Wise Discernment in Daily Life 58:10
  James Baraz
We are continuously faced with decisions in our lives. Some are minor while others are more significant. How can we skillfully choose between all the options?
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2014-10-16 The Magic of Awareness 57:28
  James Baraz
In examining the mind we can see the insubstantiality of our thoughts and the mysterious ground of emptiness from which they arise. This talk includes songs from the Tibetan classic Flight of the Garuda which explores the nature of awareness--empty of substance but at the same time fully awake.
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