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Born To Have a Human Experience

Started this discussion. Last reply by jewels mackey Jan 5, 2015. 1 Reply

Born to have a human experience,not a squirrel’s, a daffodil’s or a bird’s,The Flowing River of Universal Energycontracts to a one,humbly, awkwardly, vulnerably emergingwith the first breath…Continue

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About Me
Bill Walz is a UNCA adjunct faculty member,
consciousness columnist, and teacher of meditation,
mindful living and psycho-spiritual integration.
Academically trained in cultural anthropology and clinical psychology, he is also a student of Buddhist and non-Western psychologies and skilled in human potential, and transpersonal psychology. His work is to synthesize and contemporize Native, Eastern and Western psychological and spiritual traditions, distilling their essence into a highly effective Zen-inspired, yet very contemporary, approach to personal growth and healing through evolving consciousness.
Bill conducts a public meditation class every Monday evening from 7-8pm at the Asheville Friends Meeting House. 227 Edgewood Asheville
You can explore consciousness evolving private individual and relationship sessions with Bill by contacting him at 828-258-3241. Highly effective telephone consults are also available.
Favorite Quote(s)
- God is simply a word for the non-ego. - The greatest sin is to be unconscious. - Carl Jung
- To get out of your head, come to your senses. - The contours of a person's neurosis are the same as the contours of their awareness - Fritz Perls
- I vow to understand and overcome delusion and egoic confusion. - The Bodhisattva Vow
- Our suffering is in our resistance to what is. - Eckhart Tolle
- Everything is as it can be. - Alan Watts
- No self, no suffering. - The Buddha
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Bill Walz's Blog

COME TO YOUR SENSES

Posted on April 8, 2016 at 11:42am 0 Comments

To be free of the endless commenting, reviewing, anticipating, and frequent chaos in the mind, a remarkably effective strategy is to shift the focus of awareness from thoughts and emotions into the immediate sensory experience of what is seen, heard and felt in the immediate here-and-now. Bring attention to your body and the physical world around you. Include in this special attention to the sensations of breathing. Do this for fifteen to thirty seconds and see if you don’t experience a…

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JUST SIT - Stillness is the key to sanity

Posted on January 9, 2014 at 1:43pm 0 Comments

What do we want from life?  Universally, people want happiness.  The problem is that all too often what people think will make them happy fails to do so; it may even end up making them miserable.  We are looking for happiness in things and circumstances…

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Arising in Awareness

Posted on June 30, 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments

COLUMN - JUNE RAPID RIVER MAGAZINE

“Who we are is the moment arising in…

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NEEDING - by BillWalz

Posted on March 24, 2011 at 11:44am 2 Comments

“We need one more thing to make us happy.  One thing leads to the next, perpetuated by our desire to have final satisfaction.  But the next experience feels uneasy, and we still need one more thing… The desire to feel satisfied is a continual process that drives our lives, and the end result is suffering… it’s just what ends up happening when we are driven by negative emotions.  -  Sakyong Mipham (Turning the Mind into an Ally)

 

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At 9:49pm on November 17, 2009, Cullen Anderson said…
Welcome Bill!

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