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Mar 21
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Jump the Gun

Filed under Community Articles, Regions, Pacific Northwest

by Dan Peterson, Kadö
Desung Care and Conduct Officer

I turned on the AM radio while driving and was hooked. There was a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School and five students were dead. The school was on lock-down and First Responders were on the scene, as well as local media.

Law enforcement officers went from classroom to classroom, securing portions of the large sprawling campus.  Intermittently classes were released to run about a quarter mile across open fields, across a rural road to a small church, where parents were waiting to meet their children.

I have a friend who is a special education administrator at the Marysville School District. She contacted a few of us who have backgrounds in special education, developmental disabilities, and mental health to be at the High School to provide support on the first day it reopened after the shooting. Continue…

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A New Kind of Governance

[caption id=”attachment_4404″ align=”alignright” width=”150″ >click here. By Shastri Rebecca Hazell In mid-February, one of several governance conferences around the world was held in San Francisco. Victoria Centre Director Layth Matthews, Practice and Education Director Mark Hazell, and Shastri Rebecca Hazell (me) attended this huge gathering. People came from ... continue
Posted March 6, 2011 by James Northcote

Art In Motion – Children’s Summer Arts Camps with Elizabeth Craig

Collage and Hand-Embellished Papers (Ages 6 and up) June 27th – July 1st , 10 am – 12:00 noon Using the process of layering materials, students will explore a variety of painting techniques and surface design to create beautifully hand colored and collaged papers. These papers can be ... continue
Posted February 27, 2011 by

Bo Graham – End of Life Story

Hello friends and family of Bo and the Shambhala Mandala, At the request of Acharya Warwick and from the inspiration of my recent time with Bo and his family I want to share with you some of the experiences that we all had together in the last ... continue
Posted February 25, 2011 by

Offering ride to SG Rigden Weekend

I’m driving down to the Rigden weekend in SF, leaving Eugene early Thurs. morning Jan.20th and returning to Eugene Monday Jan. 24th. I have room for at least 1 rider and possibly 3 riders total, depending on whether two Eugeneans decide to come or not. Laurie Fischer [email protected] 541-683-5866 From: ... continue
Posted January 10, 2011 by

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Posted September 13, 2010 by

Sangha members, Jay Stewart and Doug McCanne, home for sale

3 bedroom, 2 bath plus bonus room in Clinton area, listed at $385,000. Below is our realtor’s description—a little flowery but accurate: Charming farmhouse lovingly restored and updated for today’s living. Light-filled rooms, high ceilings, gorgeous floors and pristine millwork make this home exceptional. ... continue
Posted September 13, 2010 by

Pacific Northwest Winter Retreat details now online

Pacific Northwest Winter Retreat details now online This year’s Pacific Northwest Winter Retreat―at Camp Pringle, on the shore of Shawnigan Lake, Vancouver Island―is set to run from December 18, 2010 to January 1, 2011. The retreat comprises two two-week programs (each with one-week participation options): a Half-Dathun mindfulness-awareness ... continue
Posted August 16, 2010 by
Interview with Lynn Dragone

Interview with Lynn Dragone

This is the fifth in a series of Kootenay Shambhala member interviews conducted by Bobbie Ogletree to explore the notion of “creating enlightened society,” a central theme of Shambhala, and celebrate our community’s diversity. Click here for all member interviews. LYNN DRAGONE is a longtime resident of ... continue
Posted August 2, 2010 by James Northcote

Melanya Helene’s “Hopeless”

Come check out Melanya Helene’s one woman show ‘Hopeless’ opening July 9th An award winning solo performance inspired by the writings of Pema Chodron Special ticket price for Shambhala Members and Friends $10 Runs July 9 – 25 at The Brooklyn Bay 1825 SE ... continue
Posted July 1, 2010 by

Decision Making in Shambhala Governance

Click here for all leadership-related posts This post is part of a series intended to enhance the accessibility―and potential benefit―of key Shambhala leadership resources. It features an excerpt from the document Tenets of Shambhala Governance available on Shambhala’s Governance webpage. DECISION MAKING AND PARTICIPATION IN SHAMBHALA ... continue
Posted June 26, 2010 by James Northcote
Dava Workshop

Dava Workshop

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Posted June 22, 2010 by
Portland City Sit

Portland City Sit

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Posted June 21, 2010 by

Inner SE Delek (#5) Potluck

Sunday June 27th from 6 to 8 pm If you live inside SE Cesar Chavez (39th), Burnside, and Powell, or have a strong affinity for those that do, please join us for our second Delek gathering on Sunday June 27th from 6 to 8 pm ... continue
Posted June 14, 2010 by

Amrita Simone Rybak

Amrita Simone Rybak was born on Sunday, May 23rd at 12:30am, weighing 7 lbs and 11 oz. She is a healthy, happy girl and a true blessing. Please welcome her to our world. Attached are some pictures and a link to more photos. Thank you for holding ... continue
Posted June 11, 2010 by

Shambhala Singers

Everyone who likes to sing is welcome! The next meeting will be at Annie and David’s at 1953 SE 20th Ave on Thursday, June 3rd at 7 pm. We hope you can join us. From: Portland News Magazine continue
Posted May 25, 2010 by

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