Greg Patenaude

Greg Patenaude

Seattle
Buddhist teacher, writer, lifelong learner and explorer dedicated to figuring out this thing we call life.
Jun
23
May your true nature grow and flourish.

May your true nature grow and flourish.

In the Mahayana Buddhist traditions there is a common dedication prayer that we say at the end of most practices
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Apr
19

Tuesday Inner Circle

The Inner Circle [https://www.lifes.work/inner-circle-join/] is for fellow travelers on the path who want to connect, share
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Mar
14
Resting in our true nature.

Resting in our true nature.

Modern life insulates us from the natural world. Despite the comfort and luxury of our current lifestyle, we often find
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Feb
23
The necessity of faith and truth in understanding who we are.

The necessity of faith and truth in understanding who we are.

Faith get a bad rap in our modern, secular society. Faith is often associate with rigid beliefs systems, views that
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Feb
21
What do we want space in our life for?

What do we want space in our life for?

What do we want space in our life for? Oftentimes it doesn’t seem like we get to choose, that
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Feb
14
Spiritual Evolution and Development

Spiritual Evolution and Development

Our spiritual journey is based on knowledge, experience and intention. Intention is a critical component of the path, and it
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Jan
26
Five practices for travelers.

Five practices for travelers.

> Practice the arts of attention and listening. Practice renewing yourself every day. Practice meandering toward the center of every place.
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Jan
24
A rare gift to share with the world.

A rare gift to share with the world.

> Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity. – Simone Weil Who do you care about most in this life?
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Jan
21
Friday Contemplation

Friday Contemplation

Grab your notebook and a pen, your coffee or tea. Take a seat outside, in your room, or wherever you
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Jan
17
Right Livelihood.

Right Livelihood.

> The Blessed One said, "Now what, monks, is the Noble Eightfold Path? Right view, right intention, right speech, right action,
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