Scharpening The Mind

Insecurity Part 1: with Daniel and Alicia

An episode of Scharpening The Mind

By Scharpening The Mind
Talks and discussions with meditation teacher Daniel Scharpenburg.
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Insecurity Part 2: with Daniel and Alicia
Daniel and Alicia talk about: Insecurity, Introspection, and Brain Weasels.
March 20, 2019
Insecurity Part 1: with Daniel and Alicia
Part one of a series. Insecurity is something we all struggle with it. In this episode Daniel and Alicia explore Daniel’s insecurity regarding hosting events.
March 11, 2019
With Thoughts Clear, Sitting Silently
What’s holding us back? Often it’s ourselves. We’re not broken, or at least no more broken than anyone else. With quotes from “Cultivating the Empty Field”
March 5, 2019
True Charity, True Sharing, True Giving. With a quote from Mirror of Zen
February 15, 2019
The Qualities of the Heart
Friendliness, Compassion, Joy, Impartiality.
February 9, 2019
Perceptions and Reality
How does the way we see things shape our experience? This talk includes a story about a young monk who tried to walk from Korea to China and learned something about the power of our minds.
February 5, 2019
The Stories We Tell Ourselves
We are telling ourselves stories all the time. We re-create our past. We worry/have expectations about the future. And we tell all sorts of stories about ourselves and others. Is this helpful?   “You can no longer deceive yourselves as sincerely as you did before. You have now got the taste of truth.” -Ouspensky
January 30, 2019
Alicia Marley
Alicia Marley came to the podcast. We talked a little bit about Buddhism, but mainly we discussed Facebook, having a sense of wonder, and Geocaching. 
January 26, 2019
The Three Essentials
Great Faith, Great Doubt, Great Determination.  Trying to practice without all three of these present is like having a table that's missing a leg. 
January 23, 2019
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