The Happiness Study Group is starting a new book on January 7. We will be studying Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh as we embark on our SIXTH year together. This will be the group’s TWELFTH book (if you count the second round of Elliott Dacher’s “Aware Awake Alive”)!
Here’s what they have to say: “The beautiful practicality of her teaching has made Pema Chödrön one of the most beloved of contemporary American spiritual authors among Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. A collection of talks she gave between 1987 and 1994, the book is a treasury of wisdom for going on living when we are overcome by pain and difficulties. Chödrön discusses:
Using painful emotions to cultivate wisdom, compassion, and courage
Communicating so as to encourage others to open up rather than shut down
Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Time: 9:30am ’til 1pm Leader: Nadine de Jong with Ron de Jong Location: Clubhouse at Bajamar Directions: Take the Toll Road (1D) to Km 77.5 and exit toward Bajamar. (Map below) Fee: NO CHARGE
will be observed (no talking at all) upon entering the Clubhouse until after
snacks and a brief after-snack sit