Tag: Maria Straatmann

Ceremony of Love & Remembrance with Maria Straatmann

Ceremony of Love & Remembrance with Maria Straatmann [2010]

Friday, October 29, 7:30 to 9pm Anyone who has lost a family member, friend or other dear person over the last year is welcome to join us for a chance to remember and honor those who have died but who enriched our lives and community. With the Buddhist practices of mindfulness and compassion, we will have a period of silent sitting and rituals of remembrance, bereavement, and farewell.  Bring pictures or mementos for our altar of persons you wish to…

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Forgiveness Daylong with Daniel Bowling and Maria Straatmann

Forgiveness Daylong with Daniel Bowling and Maria Straatmann [2009]

Saturday, April 3, 9am to 4:30pm Forgiveness is something we do for ourselves; it is the act of not shutting someone out of our hearts. But how do we forgive the unforgiveable? Forgiveness is a way to let go of the pain, anger and fear we carry from harm that was done to us or by us. The day will be devoted to Buddhist practices on forgiveness through meditation, discussion and reflection. Daniel Bowling is a mediator and teaches negotiation…

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Ceremony of Remembrance and Love With Maria Straatmann

Ceremony of Remembrance and Love With Maria Straatmann [2009]

Friday, October 30, 7:30 to 9pm Anyone who has lost a family member, friend or other dear person over the last year is welcome to join us for a chance to remember and honor those who have died and who enriched our lives and community. With the Buddhist practices of mindfulness and compassion, we will have a period of silent sitting and rituals of remembrance, bereavement, and farewell.    Bring pictures or mementos for our altar of persons who you wish to…

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