August 17, 2012

Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.  --Albert Einstein

Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted. --Albert Einstein

Dear Friends,

I hope you are well and happy and enjoying this beautiful evening and counting your many blessings.

This is just a reminder that tomorrow there will be an ORDER MEMBER AND ASPIRANT MEETING SATURDAY, AUGUST 18 AT THE BELL STREET CHAPEL in Providence. It will take place following the morning meeting of the Radiant Bell Sangha . . . at the Bell Street Chapel, and Robert Rosa will host it. The Sangha meeting is held from 8-9:30 AM.  Directions can be found at http://www.bellstreetchapel.org/directions-parking/. You are all invited to the sitting, . . . and if you are coming just for the OI/Aspirant gathering, please arrive around 9:30 or so . . . We would like to begin our meeting at 9:45 and end at noon. We will have a Recitation Ceremony for the Fourteen Mindfulness Trainings . . . followed by Dharma Sharing focusing on our practice. This meeting is open to Order members, aspirants and anyone who is interested in learning more about our Order and the practice.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19, there will be a CLEAR HEART SANGHA MEETING at our home at 725 Matunuck School House Rd, in Matunuck at 6 PM. We will have sitting/walking/sitting meditation, I will give a short talk and we will have a Dharma sharing. I hope you will be able to be with us.

Saturday, September 1, Peace Walk at WaterFire

On Saturday, September 1st, 2012, the Peace Flag Project will hold a silent walking meditation at WaterFire in beautiful downtown Providence, Rhode Island to help celebrate the Month of Peace in honor of the United Nations International Day of Peace. You may walk with a Luminaria Candle for a $5 donation to support WaterFire. for more info please go to ...

http://thepeaceflagproject.org/?p=945

Luminaria Silent Walking Meditation 09/01/12

HELP WANTED!!!!!!!!! Ginny Fox, the founder of the Peace Flag Project and the coordinator of Peace Month needs volunteers to help. If you are able ...please contact her at ginfox32@yahoo.com

September 29, 2012 Peacefully Together: A Day of Mindfulness for all ages. at the Land Trust Barn in South Kingstown, Matunuck, RI  from 9:30 -2 PM Please join us for a day to practice cultivating peace in ourselves, our families and the world. There will be child care for the very young, and activities for children of all ages! registration info and forms will be up soon at... http://joannefriday.com/calendar/

HELP WANTED!! Jennifer has kindly volunteered to coordinate the day and would like some volunteers to help with the day and with child care....If you can help out please contact her at jennifercawley@gmail.com,

October 12 – 14, 2012 New London Community of Mindfulness Retreat: Riding the Waves of Change Fearlessly: Maintaining Our Balance in Turbulent Times information and registration available at..http://joannefriday.com/calendar/

SAVE THE DATE! October 27  Day of Mindfulness in West Hartford, CT. The details will be posted at joannefriday.com as soon as we receive them.

I am going to close now as it gets late, I hope to see you at some of the above events.

with much love, many hugs and the deep peace of a brand new day for you,

Joanne