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Secrets of the Sweetspot Weekend Meditation

Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good. ―Maya Angelou Happy weekend, Spiritual Warriors! Meditation is the pattern interrupt – the space BETWEEN our thoughts – that allows us to BE present and flow stillness … Continue reading Secrets of the Sweetspot Weekend Meditation


Sacred Power of Presence & Pattern Interrupts

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source! Let’s explore the Sacred Power of Presence. At first, “finding the time” to practice presence may feel like a chore, but this is the natural progression we all go through on our journey to stillness. The easiest way to connect with the flow more effortlessly is to … Continue reading Sacred Power of Presence & Pattern Interrupts


Sacred Power of Presence Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! We often view the present moment as a potential interruption between what we were doing and what we could be doing. We use phrases like “carve out time,” “make time,” and “squeeze it in,” as if time was this separate entity that was always imposing itself on us. We postpone the … Continue reading Sacred Power of Presence Weekend Meditation


Connecting to the Present Moment Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, spiritual warrior!!! Tis the season… let’s take time to slow down, connect to stillness & silence and move through the rest of the year with grace & ease. Peace. -davidji Mantra: Yogastha kuru karmani Enter the New Year with Renewed Perspective, Greater Clarity & Inner Peace As we continue to approach the upcoming … Continue reading Connecting to the Present Moment Weekend Meditation


Taking a Deep Breath with the Universe during the Solar Eclipse

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Source — just in time for the North American total solar eclipse!!! Can you imagine a more profound moment to meditate?!?! When the New Moon merges with the sun creating a sweet pattern interrupt, and taking in a deep breath to refresh our world!!! I’ve created a special … Continue reading Taking a Deep Breath with the Universe during the Solar Eclipse


What Connects You to Source?

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source – coming to you from 1440 Multiversity in Northern California where I’m teaching the inaugural Step into Your Power workshop!!! I shot this week’s video in the woods surrounded by gorgeous, giant redwood trees. Awareness is the fully present attention on a particular aspect of existence. Our … Continue reading What Connects You to Source?


Allowing Your Right Action to Unfold Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Yogastha kuru karmani Do you have the patience to wait until your mud settles and the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving until the right action arises by itself? The answers to these questions are powerful lessons in understanding the power of the present moment. But how do we live our lives in bliss … Continue reading Allowing Your Right Action to Unfold Weekend Meditation


Becoming Aware of Present Moments

Nothing is but what is now. ―Ron Rash Dear Spiritual Warrior, welcome to another edition of The Source in which we stop. We breath. We are suddenly becoming aware of present moments. Today I welcome 30 new teachers-in-training to the Meditation Nest for a week in-residence after months of studying, reading, communing, and meditating.  Their journey … Continue reading Becoming Aware of Present Moments


How Present Moment Awareness Can Increase Your Mindful Performance

Hello, Spiritual Warrior! Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore present moment awareness & mindful performance. Around the 5th century, the ancient Hindu text, the Bhagavad Gita was written. Chapter 2; verse 48 says, “yogastha kuru karmani,” which means establish yourself in the present moment, and then perform action. Right … Continue reading How Present Moment Awareness Can Increase Your Mindful Performance


A Holiday Blessing to You

Share this holiday blessing with your friends! Good tidings spiritual warrior!! Do you know how beautiful you are? I think not my dear… But I can feel your courage right here in the sweetspot as you step into your power thousands of miles away I can hear your mighty voice expressing your tender heart with divine whispers … Continue reading A Holiday Blessing to You


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Goal Setting: Performing Brilliantly in the Present Moment

Share this video with your friends! Hello Spiritual Warriors!! and welcome to this week’s edition of The Source on goal setting. In his timeless classic Walden, Henry David Thoreau wrote: “We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and did not spend our days in atoning for the neglect of past opportunities. We … Continue reading Goal Setting: Performing Brilliantly in the Present Moment


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Reflection Weekend Meditation

Photo Credit: ravas51 via Compfight cc Mantra: Moksha This week, I’ve been in Chicago working with the Blue Courage team for three days of BCAT (Blue Courage Awareness Training! I have so much gratitude for the thousands of magnificent cops who’ve re-connected to their dharma of service, nobility, honor, & guardianship!!! Spending the week with men & women in … Continue reading Reflection Weekend Meditation


Loving What Is Weekend Meditation

Photo Credit: Nicholas_T via Compfight cc We are not in the world … the world is in us. Every single experience that has ever happened to you brought you to this point in your life. It’s all culminated to now. There maybe something in your life that you wish never happened: a sadness, a loss, … Continue reading Loving What Is Weekend Meditation


Establish Yourself in the Present Moment with the 5 Realms

Hello Spiritual Warriors!! I hope you are thriving, healing, transforming and feeling fulfilled. For the past year, I’ve received many requests to host LIVE teleseminars. As you probably know, I spend a lot of time on the road fulfilling my mission to take meditation to the masses and that has made it challenging to incorporate … Continue reading Establish Yourself in the Present Moment with the 5 Realms


Winners of the Spring Photo Contest!!!

Hello Spiritual Warriors!!! Thank you to ALL who submitted your beautiful, creative and original “Present Moment” photographs. They were inspirational and full of wonder. I’m so please to announce that Sarah Reinertsen submitted the winning photograph! Here is a collection of honorable mentions. Enjoy!!!  


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Stepping into Uncertainty Weekend Meditation

“Il n’est pas certain que tout soit incertain. (Translation: It is not certain that everything is uncertain.)” ―Blaise Pascal Certainty is overrated since there isn’t certainty in anything in life. We try to convince ourselves of certainty by trying to assert control. But, if we can become better friends with the concept of uncertainty, we can move … Continue reading Stepping into Uncertainty Weekend Meditation


It’s a Coincidence!

Hello Spiritual Warriors! Welcome to another issue of The Source – an opportunity for us to take some timeless wisdom & weave it into the fabric of our life. This week, we’re exploring coincidence, which is often defined as a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances that doesn’t have an apparent causal connection. In his … Continue reading It’s a Coincidence!


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Enter Our Spring Photo Contest!

  How exciting!! Announcing our first ever photo contest! Theme: “In the Present Moment” Submit up to 3 images representing the theme “In the Present Moment” per email address Winning photos will appear on davidji.com and in other davidji materials — always with photographer credit and link to your website, if applicable We’ll choose 3 winners who will receive … Continue reading Enter Our Spring Photo Contest!


Present Moment Meditation Video

Welcome Spiritual Warriors! I was in Amsterdam for several days, and created this present moment meditation video. For the next 23 weeks, leading up to the release of de•stressifying: The Real-World Guide to Personal Empowerment, Lasting Fulfillment, and Peace of Mind we will journey into the depths of your soul connecting to the present moment and taking our … Continue reading Present Moment Meditation Video


The Present Moment

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.’ – Jack Canfield Happy weekend warriors! Let’s do our best and stay present. Peace.-davidji Having trouble? CLICK HERE Let’s go DEEP!


This Moment Is the Perfect Teacher

“The most difficult times for many of us are the ones we give ourselves.” – Pema Chodron Hello Spiritual Warriors!!! And welcome to another week of life tools. This week we celebrate the American Buddhist nun Pema Chodron who teaches at the Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, Canada. She is the author of the classic … Continue reading This Moment Is the Perfect Teacher


Agree & Transform Weekend Meditation

“You don’t need to justify your love, you don’t need to explain your love, you just need to practice your love. Practice creates the master.” – don Miguel Ruiz It’s a transformational weekend warriors! Let’s stay present with The Four Agreements. Peace.-davidji Having trouble? CLICK HERE Visit the store and find the right tools for … Continue reading Agree & Transform Weekend Meditation


Saying YES to Life! – Weekend Meditation

“Always say “yes” to the present moment. What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to what already is? what could be more insane than to oppose life itself, which is now and always now? Surrender to what is. Say “yes” to life — and see how life suddenly starts working … Continue reading Saying YES to Life! – Weekend Meditation


Feel the Energy of the Universe Weekend Meditation

“Follow your bliss… And the universe will open doors where there were only walls.” – Joseph Campbell Mantra: Om Ritam Namah Hello Spiritual Warriors! All beings, nature, you, and me are all connected by the energy of the universe. In this meditation, you will awaken your awareness to the energy that flows through every fiber … Continue reading Feel the Energy of the Universe Weekend Meditation


Yoga Chitta Vritti Nirodha Weekend Meditation

“Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.” Patanjali. Happy Weekend Spiritual Warriors!! Any practice that brings stillness of the mind is a form of meditation. The moment when you are completely focused, when time has no meaning and there is no past or future, this is practicing the eight limbs of yoga. The state of … Continue reading Yoga Chitta Vritti Nirodha Weekend Meditation


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