Three Stillness Circles This Fall 2019

Here’s your invitation to our next event, “The Stillness Within.” This series of three stillness circles will replace our usual fall retreat at Maison Trestler. Attend as many or as few as you like. They are loosely connected with the common theme of “entering the stillness.” See below for more details.

Hokusai Says

Hokusai says look carefully. He says pay attention, notice. He says keep looking, stay curious.  He says  there is no end to seeing He says look forward to getting old.  He says keep changing, you just get more who you really are.

What to Remember When Waking

What to Remember When Waking In that first hardly noticed moment in which you wake, coming back to this life from the other, more secret, movable and frighteningly honest world where everything began, there is a small opening into the new day which closes the moment you begin your plans.


“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor even touched, but just felt in the heart.” —Helen Keller Each Illuminations podcast offers a selection of prose, poetry, and meditative practices chosen to stimulate your own deep knowing. An as you listen, when something touches you—a word, an image, a phrase—just pause theContinue reading “Illuminations”