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Table of Contents

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Titles with annotations




* Meditator's Field Guide (2017)

* Field Guide Description and TOC

* How to Use This Field Guide

* Slippery Fish

* Three Essential Practices

* A Vote for Kindness: No Unchanging Self

* Selflessness Grows Out of Self Care

* Awareness Meters

* The Trap of Getting Free

* Hindrances Like the Back Door

* Recognizing 2 Species of Intentions

* Hindrances Want to Retire

* Gifts and Vulnerabilities: Angulimala

* Attunement not Attainment

* Engaging Precepts Mindfully

* The Evolving Self

* 6 Rs and 5 Ss

Kindness and Wisdom Practice (2015)

Beginning the Journey (2014)

Buddha's Map (2013)

Buddha's Map Description

Annotated Table of Contents

A Sweet, Kind Aliveness (Intro)

From Stubbornness to Ease (Chap 1)

Beginnings (Chp 2)

Thriving in Difficult Times (Chp 5)

Joy: The First Jhana (Chp 10)

* God(s) and Consciousness (2011)

* Centering Home (2010)


Talks and Articles

172 Cognitive Biases

Cultivating Grace collection:



Confession and Forgiveness

Ease and Irrational Joy

Forgiveness collection:

Forgiving Ourselves

Forgiving Others

Forgiving Is Possible

Forgiving and Reconciliation

Forgiving, Patience and Confession

Forgiveness and Luminosity

Forgiveness Meditation (Bhante)

God(s) and Consciousness series:


The Widening Circle

Spiritual Literacy

Stages of Consciousness

Is God Real?

Summary table, diagram, and reflective questions

* Karma, Guilt, and Freedom

Little Mind, Big Mind


Selflessness series:

Shadows in the Mirror




Beyond Reason

Taking Refuge

Turning Toward: Four Ennobling Truths

What is Meditation series:


Inner Glow

The Mind Needs a Job

Beginning the Journey

Wise Acceptance and the 7 Rs


Essays and Q and A

Consciousness: What is It Anyway?

Fuzzy-Don't-Know Mind

Individual and Universal Metta

Meaning of Life

Is Mett Less Peaceful

Naturally Deluded

Nested Dolls and Depth Meditation

Object of Meditation


Three Refuges


Stories and Vignettes

Befriending the Demon


The Guest House

Jackie's Way-Cool Glasses

Josie and the Turkey

The Lake

Recipe for a Human

Three Winged Bird

Two Snakes and a Butterfly



Awareness Jhanas (11/4/2014)

Confession and Forgiveness (11/7/2014)

Dependent Origination (11/5/2014)

Hindrances (11/2/2014)

It Ain't Personal (11/6/2014)

Meditation Instructions (11/1/2014)

Precepts and the 7 Rs (11/8/2014)

Questions and Answers (11/1/2014)

Turning Toward (11/3/2014)



The Case for Equanimity

Crunchy Knees and Mindfulness

A Duck, Equanimity, and Disinterest

Easing Awake

Hindrance Attacks

I Spam, Therefore I Am

Ill Will and Kindness

Interspecies Friends

A Lively Talk with Trees

Moral Compass / Ethical GPS

Poke Him in the Eye

Presence Isn't Freedom

Relaxing Into

Second-Hand Wisdom

Stones and Hindrances

Talking GPS, Implants, and Consciousness

Trusting the Mind

Turning Toward

Unconscious Happiness

When Desire Fades

When Reactivity Trumps Wisdom

Whose Running the Show