The Four Joys of Joyful Living

Larry First Steps

Hello Joyful People! Here are the Four Joys of Joyful Living and why they may support your joyfulocity. Number 1:  Relax into the formless. Number 2:  Be presence. Number 3:  Heal to wholeness. Number 4:  Share your gifts. Okay, fine. Sounds jiffy jolly. Like tightrope walking – easy to say, difficult to execute. Yes and no. Lets start with relaxing …

Suffering is an unnecessary habit

Larry Deeper Dive

Suffering is the result of a fundamental misunderstanding of who we are as human beings. Who are we? We are beings who know the mind, body and world through a pure and simple knowing. In other words, all that we know is known through the knowing of it. Take a moment to see that you know nothing outside this aware …

Why the World needs Self Inquiry

Larry First Steps

Self Inquiry is the process of reflection into our true nature beyond the cultural model we have been given. We stop and question our essential nature. We ask, “Who am I?” This is the traditional, central question on the spiritual path. Or more directly, “Am I aware?” This question begins a process of looking–not looking outward at the world, but …

Who am I?

Larry First Steps, Integrating Awakening

The essential and fundamental question of spiritual inquiry is “who am I?” Take a moment now. Take a deeper breath. Relax and let go of figuring things out. Just breathe and let go. Let go into the experience of “I am”. We all know the “I am” experience. We say, “I am tired.” Or “I am hungry”.  Relax into the …

“Waking Up to Joyful Living!” Workshop

Larry Integrating Awakening

“Waking Up to Joyful Living!” Workshop is available to your group or community. There is no workshop scheduled at this time: Please check back here, or become a member to get notice when a workshop is scheduled.

Awakening Meditation So Florida/East Coast

Larry Meditation

I facilitate meditation gatherings in So Florida on the East Coast from December to May. Check back here for meeting schedule and locations. Free Awakening Meditation Wednesday, Nov 28th 4–5pm Eastern Meeting ID: 435 837 3694

Cleveland Awakening Meditation

Larry Meditation

I host local meditation gatherings in Cleveland. Check back here for schedule of the meditation gatherings. There is no local meeting scheduled at this time.

Awakening Meditation online at

Larry Meditation

Awakening Meditation is available online at Download the free zoom app and input the Meeting ID 435 837 3694 to join the meditation session or use the link below in your browser at the scheduled date and time. The next meditation is Wednesday, Nov 28th from 4:00–5:00pm. Link to meditation gathering:

Foundational Practices for Joyful Living

Larry First Steps

What is Joyful Living and how does one live in peace, joy and love? Joyful living is living as the peaceful, joyful, loving presence that we are when we abide as our true nature. In my experience, most children come by this naturally if their basic needs are met.  Most of us adults have to consciously commit to growing into …

Does Awakening Heal You?

Larry Integrating Awakening

Does awakening to our True Nature heal our hearts and set us free? My experience is that awakening opens the possibility for healing, wholeness and fulfillment. It hold the potential. It necessitates the application of awakening’s love to wash over one’s heart and cleanse our wounds over time. Here’s the path I’ve followed to allow for awakening to truly heal me: …