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Exploring Spiritual Practices (evening) - Shared screen with speaker view
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
52:28
Welcome, Friends! If you’d like, please chat your name, pronouns (if you’d like to share those), and where you’re zooming in from.
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
52:44
Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, Florence, OR!
Andrei Israel (he/him)
53:10
Andrei Israel, he/him, Bethesda, MD
JT (he/him)
53:17
JT Dorr-Bremme, he/him, Huntingdon, PA
Trudy Schafer
53:18
Trudy Schafer, she/her, Boston, MA
Elaine Bello
53:27
Elaine, she,/her Concord Friends Meeting , Plymouth, NH
Emily Savin
53:32
Emily Savin, she/her, New York, NY
Hannah Colbert
53:36
Hannah Colbert, she/her, Portland, ME
Abby M (she/her)
53:37
Abby Matchette, she/her Burlington Vermont
Sabrina, Baltimore YM
53:37
Sabrina McCarthy, “she,” Friends Meeting of Washington, Baltimore Yearly Meeting, from Bethesda, MD
Zephyr
53:45
Zephyr, she/her, Washington, DC
Sylvia Vriesendorp
53:46
Sylvia Vriesendorp (she/her), Manchester b/t sea, MA, USA
Emma Jarrett
53:54
Hello from British Columbia, Canada
Emily (Kaurna Land)
54:03
Emily Chapman-Searle, she/her, Kaurna Country (Adelaide), Australia
Eli Roth
54:06
Eli Roth, They/Them or She/Her if that keeps you comfortable, from Edinburgh, Scotland, but currently in California
Karie Firoozmand, Stony Run
54:13
Karie from Baltimore
Emi Link
54:14
Emi Link, she/they, Ashfield, MA
Jeremiah Dickinson, Dover, NH
54:17
Jeremiah Dickinson, Dover, NH
QVS Info
54:24
Zenaida they/them Boston MA
Margaret
54:24
Hi Friends! Margaret (Peggy) from Washington DC
Donna Lavallee
54:25
Donna Lavallee from Fairhaven MA
M&J!
54:38
Melanie Douty Snipes Fallsington Meeting, Philadlephia YM
Cheryl Ann Giles
54:40
Cheryl Giles Bellingham WA
Caileigh Morrison, Winnipeg Monthly Meeting
54:44
Caileigh Morrison, she/they, Winnipeg Monthly Meeting in Canada.
Kathy Olsen,
55:02
Kathy Olsen, East Sandwich Friends Meeting
Gerri Dayharsh
55:09
Gerri Dayharsh, she/her, Santa Cruz CA
QVS Info
55:11
&Eust they/them Boston
Marybeth Snyder
56:48
Marybeth Snyder Newtown Pa. Meeting
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
01:06:09
Instructions for pairs:Listener asks:  “What is your heart longing for?”      Speaker responds from the heart, briefly.      Listener says:  “Thank you.”      Pause and deep breath.   Repeat.      After four minutes, switch roles.
Autumn
01:09:43
Autumne K from SF Bay Area.
Cheryl Mitchell
01:10:05
Cheryl from Vermont
Liz Moore (she/her)
01:10:18
Liz Moore from Cambridge, MA
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
01:10:34
Instructions for pairs:Listener asks:  “What is your heart longing for?”      Speaker responds from the heart, briefly.      Listener says:  “Thank you.”      Pause and deep breath.   Repeat.      After four minutes, switch roles.
Sabrina/"she"/Baltimore YM
01:22:41
invigorating
rj fox
01:22:42
clarification
Amy Wagner
01:22:43
powerful
Caileigh Morrison, Winnipeg Monthly Meeting
01:22:44
Opening
Sylvia North Shore FM-MA
01:22:46
Like a layer cake
Emily Savin (she/her)
01:22:47
tender
Diane McHale (Sandy Spring Friends Meeting in Maryland)
01:22:48
deep
Lauren Scott
01:22:50
connecting
Andrei Israel (he/him)
01:22:51
deep
Trudy Schafer
01:22:51
challenging
Maxine Fidler
01:22:52
heartfelt
Gerri Dayharsh
01:22:53
surprising
Liz Moore (she/her)
01:22:56
Wonderful deep conneciton
rj fox
01:22:56
laser works too!
Ramona Buck
01:22:58
nice connection with deep part of self
Zenaida & Eust they /them
01:22:59
grounding
Pam from PA
01:23:00
Peaceful and calming
Elaine
01:23:00
I learned of my resistance
Jeremiah Dickinson, Dover, NH
01:23:01
A taste of possibility
Emily (Kaurna Land)
01:23:02
surprising to find that my heart DID know what it wanted
Lauren Scott
01:23:03
personnel
Autumn
01:23:03
Lovely, opening to a beautiful place deep in my heart.
Karie Firoozmand, Stony Run
01:23:05
easier than expected
Lauren Scott
01:23:07
personal
Betsy Swan
01:23:08
revealing
Michele Shields
01:23:08
deep. loved listening.
rj fox
01:23:10
reflection in another
Emily Savin (she/her)
01:23:11
tender
Zephyr
01:23:13
similar longing despite outward differences
Nora Natof
01:23:13
A breging
Melanie Douty-Snipes
01:23:14
The time flew!
Abby M (she/her)
01:23:16
Connecting and tender
Susan Russell Walters (she,her)
01:23:16
Scary
MICHELE MILLS
01:23:17
all prayers
Ea Maples
01:23:24
To be heard/seen by my listenerLovely
Diane Kesler
01:23:25
intimate toanother one so deep
Joanna (she, her)
01:23:25
surprising
Cheryl Ann Giles
01:23:26
Vulnerable
Tim Fogarty
01:23:26
found similarity in our longings
Lauren Scott
01:23:28
initially nervewracking
JT (he/him)
01:23:32
acceptance of truth
Conor Cassidy
01:23:36
inspiring
Jennifer Hogue
01:23:37
Letting go
Donna Lavallee
01:23:37
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TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
01:36:38
Sharing with a partnerEach person has four minutes to share about their experience of practicing mindfulness of breath.Their partner listens with nonjudgmental openness, without asking questions or making comments, waiting silently if the speaker pauses.When it’s time to switch speakers, the second person speaks of their experience and their partner listens quietly.
rj fox
02:14:46
o Beauty which so often crushes my heart between red painted palms
Elaine
02:14:58
The warm love that surrounds me
Diane Kesler
02:15:04
For a new day
Joanna (she, her)
02:15:06
too many things to list!
Amy Wagner
02:15:10
the grand art of manufacturing enthusiasm
Pam from PA
02:15:12
Grateful for my family, my life, and everyday miracles
Karie Firoozmand, Stony Run
02:15:16
grateful for the people who see how hard I'm trying
Sylvia North Shore FM-MA
02:15:17
Ease and privilege that keeps worry away
rj fox
02:15:26
The wind that catches my breath and call my attention to the sky
Autumn
02:15:30
Grateful for songs from the heart
Ramona Buck
02:15:32
Grateful for the woods
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:15:38
Melanie Douty-Snipes to Me (Direct Message) (5:25 PM)My ancestorsTim Fogarty to Me (Direct Message) (5:25 PM)Intimacy
Liz Moore (she/her)
02:15:43
Opening my heart to love
Lauren Scott
02:15:44
Grateful for my son
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:15:49
Michele Shields to Me (Direct Message) (5:25 PM)The rainbow this morning against the mountains in the rain.
Sally Fritz, cape cod usa
02:15:50
The face of God in nature
Zenaida & Eust they /them
02:15:52
friends and stars
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:15:57
Nora Natof to Me (Direct Message) (5:25 PM)A whole mind and body and family and friends
rj fox
02:16:06
The storm that darkens and then clears
Suzanne Cooper she/her Massachusetts
02:16:06
All the beautiful creatures of the earth
Cheryl Ann Giles
02:16:14
In the inter- connected web of being find source. Meditation wake up call..reminder
elaine martin
02:16:17
getting to see dear ones
Zenaida & Eust they /them
02:16:20
healing & transitions
Sylvia North Shore FM-MA
02:16:20
The hummingbird that wasn’t afraid of me
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:16:21
Elaine Curtis Meyer to Me (Direct Message) (5:26 PM)Trees that nurture and shelter us
Zephyr
02:16:23
Grateful for all I've gone through that strengthened my compassion for others
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:16:35
Trudy Schafer to Me (Direct Message) (5:26 PM)Learning how to improve myself
rj fox
02:17:04
the tenacity that other mock me for is a gift that I am deeply grateful for
Sally Quaker Campbell
02:17:30
The breath and flowing of blood and love all are gentle, constant, never pushing nor abandoning me.
lucillefandel
02:17:34
Ancestors
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:17:42
Trudy Schafer to Me (Direct Message) (5:26 PM)Learning how to improve myself
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:17:47
Evamaria (Ria)i Hawkins to Me (Direct Message) (5:27 PM)grateful for all the many occasions of Divine Assistance in my life
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:23:36
People who are registered for the full course will receive an invitation to our course website later this week.
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:27:51
Marcelle’s website: https://awholeheart.com/
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:28:02
Neym’s website: https://neym.org/
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:28:26
Beacon Hill Friends House’s website: http://bhfh.org/
TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:30:02
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TECH HOST: Jen Higgins-Newman, She/Her, BHFH
02:30:20
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