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Questions About Feelings and Emotions

“When you’re sailing you feel the whole boat, you feel all the tensions and you’re also in touch with the pressure on the keel.

You have a sense of all the stresses within the entire boat, including the stresses that are unseen beneath the water because the keel registers into the rest of the boat.”

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Safe in a Rested Heart

June 26, 2021 @ 11:00am

• A core okayness with what is outside your control
• As a being, you are not vulnerable to anything
• Your being is safe, and you are safe in your being

Latest Podcast on Feelings and Emotions

John de Ruiter Podcast 472

Losing a Loved One: Delicate Connectivity in the Midst of Pain

January 25, 2013 @ 7:00pm

A tender conversation on heartbreak, loss, and the ever-present availability of an unbroken, deeper-level connection.

Latest Transcript on Feelings and Emotions

Free, Still, Clean And Simple

June 8, 2022

Q: I have disputes with my mom’s partner. I’m often angry and it’s hard in my heart. We get on each other’s nerves. I get very worked up and don’t know what to do or how to calm down when that’s happening. There are lots of situations where I feel quite desperate about my emotions and I don’t know...

Q: I have disputes with my mom’s partner. I’m often angry and it’s hard in my heart. We get on each other’s nerves. I get very worked up and don’t know what to do or how to calm down when that’s happening. There are lots of situations where I feel quite desperate about my emotions and I don’t know how to react.

John: Do you have a garden outside?

Q: Yes.

John: Take some time and find a few stones, sort of round and flat. Or find them somewhere else and bring them home. When you’re upset, take several stones and place one on top of the other until they are all sitting still, like a little tower. And then sit in front of the stones and see how wonderfully they just sit there. So free, so still, so clean, so simple.

Your heart will start to do the same. That will help you. 

Q: Brilliant! Thank you so much.

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A Zoom Café Conversation – May 1, 2022

May 1, 2022

“Everyone is perfectly accountable to what they put on anyone else’s plate, and everyone is accountable for what they eat.”   The beautiful difference between quiet clarity and strong feeling Dying to the illusory life; it is consciously your walk Being the real without any cognitive support or effort Taken by what you know; the cleaning of false investment How empathy can sidestep love and create an effect in the self The pitfalls around the real; quietly open and...

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