Virtual Sit-and-Share Topic ~ Sunday, 12 May 2024

10 am (US Pacific)
6 pm (UK/Ireland)

When we are conscious of the life-enriching purpose behind an action we take, when the sole energy that motivates us is simply to make life wonderful for others and ourselves, then even hard work has an element of play in it.]

Marshall B. Rosenberg, PhD.
[source: Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life

No registration is required. The meeting link is –

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4537777699

You can connect manually with Zoom meeting ID 453 777 7699 and passcode ‘5ps‘.

The topic was chosen by Janet who will be our host.

All welcome.

Virtual Sit-and-Share Topic ~ Sunday, 28 April 2024

10 am (US Pacific)
6 pm (UK/Ireland)

You can search the whole tenfold universe and not find a single being more worthy of love and compassion than the one seated here – yourself.

Sharon Salzberg   [source: Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness]

No registration is required. The meeting link is –

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4537777699

You can connect manually with Zoom meeting ID 453 777 7699 and passcode ‘5ps‘.

The topic was chosen by Janet who will be our host.

All welcome.

Virtual Sit-and-Share Topic ~ Sunday, 21 April 2024

10 am (US Pacific)
6 pm (UK/Ireland)

At the most basic, microscopic level, it is the nature of mind to cling. As a strategy for passing on genes, it has worked spectacularly well. But Mother Nature doesn’t care if we suffer; she only cares about grandchildren!

Rick Hanson   [source: The Second Noble Truth – The Noble Truth of the Cause of Suffering]

No registration is required. The meeting link is –

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4537777699

You can connect manually with Zoom meeting ID 453 777 7699 and passcode ‘5ps‘.

The topic was chosen by Vince who will be our host.

All welcome.

BRN Virtual Sit-and-Share Topic ~ Wednesday, 17 April 2024

My religion is Kindness.

~ Dalai Lama [attributed]

Wednesday
2:30 pm HST (eg Honolulu, Hawaii)
5:30 pm PDT (eg San Francisco/Vancouver)
6:30 pm MDT (eg Denver)
7:30 pm CDT (eg Chicago)
8:30 pm EDT (eg New York/Tampa)
Thursday
7:30 am ICT (eg Bangkok)
8:30 am AWST (eg Perth)
11:30 am AEST (eg Sydney)
1:30 pm NZST (eg Auckland)

No registration is required. The meeting link is –

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6794136360

or manually enter meeting ID 679 413 6360 and passcode ‘brn’.

The topic was chosen by Gary who will be our host.

All are welcome.


Virtual Sit-and-Share Topic ~ Sunday, 14 April 2024

10 am (US Pacific)
6 pm (UK/Ireland)

The worst part about anything that’s self-destructive is that it’s so intimate. You become so close with your addictions and illnesses that leaving them behind is like killing the part of yourself that taught you how to survive.

– Lacey L

No registration is required. The meeting link is –

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4537777699

You can connect manually with Zoom meeting ID 453 777 7699 and passcode ‘5ps‘.

The topic was chosen by Claudia who will be our host.

All welcome.

Virtual Sit-and-Share Topic ~ Sunday, 07 April 2024

10 am (US Pacific)
6 pm (UK/Ireland)

While in the midst
Of those who hate,
To dwell free from hating
Is happiness indeed.

Buddha  [source: A Dhammapada for Contemplation by Ajahn Munindo & Abhayagiri Sangha]

No registration is required. The meeting link is –

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4537777699

You can connect manually with Zoom meeting ID 453 777 7699 and passcode ‘5ps‘.

The topic was chosen by Janet who will be our host.

All welcome.

Virtual Sit-and-Share Topic ~ Sunday, 24 March 2024

11 am (US Pacific)
6 pm (UK/Ireland)

We try hard to overcome the fact of how quickly pleasure passes. Even though pleasant sense experiences pass, we hope to string enough of them together to make them seem to stay. Yet all this gets very tiring. This is a fragile and illusory security in a world where so much changes so quickly.

Joseph Goldstein & Jack Kornfield   [source: Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation]

No registration is required. The meeting link is –

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4537777699

You can connect manually with Zoom meeting ID 453 777 7699 and passcode ‘5ps‘.

The topic was chosen by Janet who will be our host.

All welcome.

BRN Virtual Sit-and-Share Topic ~ Wednesday, 20 March 2024

No pressure, no diamonds.

~ Thomas Carlyle [attributed]

Wednesday
2:30 pm HST (eg Honolulu, Hawaii)
5:30 pm PST (eg San Francisco/Vancouver)
6:30 pm MST (eg Denver)
7:30 pm CST (eg Chicago)
8:30 pm EST (eg New York/Tampa)
Thursday
7:30 am ICT (eg Bangkok)
8:30 am AWST (eg Perth)
11:30 am AEDT (eg Sydney)
1:30 pm NZDT (eg Auckland)

No registration is required. The meeting link is –

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6794136360

or manually enter meeting ID 679 413 6360 and passcode ‘brn’.

The topic was chosen by Gary who will be our host.

All are welcome.