Sheng Zheng Gong and Healing

In April of 2017, I gave a talk to the health practitioners at Ruscombe Mansion* on the benefits of integrating Sheng Zhen Gong with the holistic therapies they practiced.

Since I am not a health practitioner myself, I had to ask others about their experience with Sheng Zhen Gong (SZG) and healing. As I reviewed my notes from these brief conversations, I was surprised at the similarities in the responses. . . . Read more

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Learnings from Meditation

Sheng Zhen Gong doesn’t just improve you in body, mind and spirit. It teaches you about life and your connection to the universe.

Here is a collection of some of the learnings I have gained from my practice since I started down the path to become a certified Sheng Zhen Gong teacher.  I had never really meditated much before my first Sheng Zhen Teacher Training in May of 2015.

During one of the meditation practices, a mantra came to me: “Trust love. Surrender.” . . . Continue reading

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How to Become Better at Meditation

During the May 2015 Sheng Zhen Teacher Training in Wimberley, Texas, participants were asked to brainstorm their tips on how to meditate.

This expanded summary is based on that original flurry of creative and thoughtful ideas.

Preparing the body

  • Find a quiet place. Assume a comfortable position. Stay erect with neck and spine gently aligned.
  • If you feel uncomfortable, make small adjustments . . . continue reading
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The Practice of Unconditional Love

“You see, war is not the answer, ‘cause only love can conquer hate.” – Marvin Gaye, What's Going On, 1971

We are in a tumultuous time of great change.  It is exciting and amazing, and much needed.

But change can also create challenges within ourselves, both emotionally and physically, causing us to shut down and withdraw. For some, these challenges elicit feelings of fear and anger, strong emotions which cause the acts of violence and hatred in our society. 

With these scenes so vividly depicted in this age of instant information, it can seem hard, or even impossible, to follow Marvin’s and Cory’s words. How does one conquer hate with love? 

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