"To live well and love well, we must open to what we are given until it wears us through to wonder and joy."  gavin

Dear friends,
I send you greetings, love and best wishes for August. I look forward to a month of events around the island, beginning this weekend with our regular monthly meditation group in Waimea and the last "Walking in the Wild" for the foreseeable future. In the months ahead, this newsletter will bring information of new programs and poetry/teaching events around the island β€” and in all likelihood abroad next year also.

Our Community Blog continues to be active while the Petals and Blood Blog has regular weekly posts. The July 2014 talk at the meditation group in Waimea titled "The Indestructible Essence of who we truly are" has been downloaded, with  separate meditation instructions, to the Library of Talks and is available for listening and download.

I look forward to the possibility of our paths crossing this month

Meke aloha pauole a hui hou. 
I wish you well in every way.
May we and all beings be infinitely free.

Walking in the Wild β€” The Monthly Walking/Hiking Meditation
Please join together in community for a morning of deep silence, alone and together, in nature, this coming Saturday  August 2, 2014 in North Kohala, from 8:30 AM to 10 AM. Refreshments will be served afterwards. This will be the last scheduled walk in 2014. 

Liberation into Love β€”The  Monthly Waimea  Meditation Group
Please join  together in community this coming weekend, Sunday  August 3, 2014, for three hours of quiet, meditation, and our continuing monthly exploration of different aspects of Awakening.

Awakening to Joy β€” a one day silent meditation retreat in Puna on Saturday, August 9, 2014. For further information please visit the website or contact Linda Rayner, our retreat registrar and contact person: 966-7050/430-5119 or email her at pipandbird@yahoo.com

Gavin gratefully accept gifts at retreats, meditation groups and poetry events. This is how he covers his living expenses.

Flyers for all events are attached below.

Spiritual Mentoring with Gavin, in person or over the phone:
"We live in a busy world with many distractions. It can be a challenge to stay grounded and connected with one's deepest yearning--to live one's spiritual truth within every corridor of this precious human life. Spiritual Mentoring is a relationship of support, serving the possibility of deeply resting within, and living from, one's true nature, in its richness and beauty."

For more information about Spiritual Mentoring, please email Gavin directly.


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downloadlink   Awakening to joy big.pdf ( 1542K) 
downloadlink   Liberation into love September tiny to February 2015.pdf ( 456K) 

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