Word of the Month for January 2019: INSPIRATION

The Saints in Training Word of the Month for January 2019 is INSPIRATION. The Saboteur of inspiration is VANITY. We are often inspired to do good works, especially by those who have set a high bar by their own example. How can inspiration help us to help ourselves and others? How does vanity get in the way? That is the subject of the first Word of the Month for 2019.

Word of the Month, December 2018: PROTECT

The Saints in Training Word of the Month for December 2018 is PROTECT. The Saboteur of PROTECT is CONTROL. What do we want to protect? The mind. How do we protect the mind? That is the subject of the last video for 2018.

You may recognize our location this month as the hearth belonging to the beautiful space in Oceanside where we are privileged to hold workshops and meditation classes. Our last workshop of the year is coming up on December 22nd, and you are welcome to join us by the fire as we welcome the Winter Solstice.

Word of the Month, November 2018: TRANSFORMATION

The Word of the Month for November, 2018 is the word Transformation. The saboteur of Transformation is Stagnation.

Light and Dark. Life and Death. Transformation relies on elements of all of them. But how do we know when when transformation is at hand? What does it take to overcome stagnation? That’s the subject of our video this month.

SiT Word of the Month for October, 2018: INDEPENDENCE

The SiT Word of the Month is INDEPENDENCE. The Saboteur of INDEPENDENCE is LONELINESS. Spending time by yourself can lead to an expansive feeling of independence, or it can lead to feelings of loneliness. How do we practice being Independent? What is the antidote to feeling withdrawn? That’s the subject of our video this month!

SiT Word of the Month Video Sept. 2018: PRACTICE

The word Practice is a virtuous quality. When we make the effort to practice virtuous qualities, we become what we practice. We become what we spend the most time thinking about. The Saboteur of Practice is Magical Thinking. Where does Practice end and Magical Thinking begin? That’s the subject of this month’s short video.

 

Word of the Month Video July 2018: UNITY

The Word of the Month for July 2018 is the word UNITY. The Saboteur of unity is the word DIVISIVENESS. Unity starts with the individual and expands. Expansion is an important word in spirituality. Unity has to do with the sum of all the parts, working as a whole. Can a truly united people be divided and conquered? They can only be conquered if they give in to divisiveness.  Please enjoy our video for this month on the timely subject of unity.