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Opening Into Oneness


  • Each video reveals new, surprising and subtle keys to awakening and help you to recognize and overcome the hidden obstacles to awakening.
  • Many of these videos contain amazing healings that will touch you deeply and guide you in your own healing and release of the past, which will enable you to settle more deeply into the present moment.
  • These videos are filled with compassion, love, laughter, joy and a profound sense of Presence and Oneness.
  • When you view these videos, you will feel like you are at the retreat.

Mt Madonna Retreat May 2017 – Opening Into Oneness

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Part 1: Wednesday Evening ~ 78 minutes

Topics include:
  • Leonard welcomes the group
  • When truly present, you are a fully awakened being
  • You cannot think about the present moment
  • In the mind we each live in separate worlds
  • Who are you in this moment?
  • You live in the world of Now
  • In truth, there is no life outside of this moment
  • Master of your mind/ego
  • Transcending the story
  • How to be at this retreat
  • Asking clear questions
  • Sharing Presence with a group
  • Relating to others from Presence
  • I am Presence is the awakened you
  • Balance between high and low states
  • Expression of anger
  • Liberation from the story
  • Needing someone to listen and care
  • Prayer for the retreat

Part 2: Thursday Morning ~ 80 minutes

Topics include:
  • The pathless path
  • Liberating the story
  • I don’t know who I am, I just am
  • Responsibility for feelings in relationship
  • Fear of nothingness
  • Filled with silence feels peaceful
  • What is in the here and now?
  • Looking for love
  • Releasing the past
  • Nothing every happened
  • Day-to-day life can feel overwhelming
  • Remembering the present moment
  • Who am I?
  • What are we doing here?
  • Not wanting to be here
  • Forgiving our parents
  • Limiting beliefs formed in childhood
  • Responsible expression of anger
  • Correcting projection onto the guru
  • Letting go of attachments from the past

Part 3: Thursday Afternoon ~ 60 minutes

Topics include:
  • The ego promises but never fulfills
  • Either you’re here or you’re not
  • Responsible expression of hate and anger
  • Liberating the story
  • Overview of the teaching in two steps
  • Step 1: Mastering the art of being present
  • Step 2: Awareness of how we are pulled out of Presence
  • Four aspects to Step 2
  • False power in relation to others
  • Transcending the duality of light and dark
  • Transformation experienced in daily life
  • Feeling separate
  • Clear communication

Part 4: Thursday Evening - 61 minutes

Topics include:
  • Doing the work to liberate the story
  • Story of the lost suitcases
  • Bring to consciousness your lost suitcases
  • Anger with religious conditioning in childhood
  • Our only sin is being lost in the story
  • Your true purpose in being here
  • Coming together of the major religions
  • The Promised Land is here
  • Revealing the Way
  • Live surrendered to God
  • God is this moment revealed
  • Blaming God for the suffering
  • Fundamental choice at the heart of free will
  • Speaking to God from Presence
  • Intelligence arising from Presence
  • The true future unfolds through the present moment
  • Notice feelings with love and acceptance
  • Mission to save the environment
  • In activism respond with the power of love not judgment

Part 5: Friday Morning ~ 71 minutes

Topics include:
  • The mantra
  • Out of the chaos into the calm world of now
  • Right relationship with the ego
  • The ego meditation
  • Communicating clearly and effectively
  • Mirrors of existence
  • Flight or fight response
  • I am the one you’ve been waiting for
  • The ego’s bag of tricks
  • The promise of future fulfillment
  • Awareness of what pulls you out of Presence
  • "Abandon hope all yee who would enter here"
  • Clear expression of anger and hurt
  • Healing past pain in the inner child

Part 6: Friday Afternoon ~ 107 minutes

Topics include:
  • Intolerance arising while parenting young children
  • Seeking special gifts and recognition
  • Presence is the true center between high and low states
  • Meditation: acknowledging thoughts from Presence
  • Infinite eternal silence at the center of your being
  • Right relationship with repressed feelings
  • Feelings arising in the moment
  • Feeling unsafe arising from the past
  • Presence as the foundation of your life
  • Experiencing loving kindness
  • Expressions of gratitude
  • Invitation to the Great Masters
  • Alert watching for threats
  • Gratitude arising from Presence
  • Being true to yourself in your expression
  • Laws that apply to life in the present moment
  • Key lessons to learn on behalf of the soul
  • The master lesson
  • Space to express anger
  • The possibility of another way of living
  • Fulfilling our service to God
  • The master as the servant
  • Love arising from Presence
  • Raising children from Presence
  • The power of Presence

Part 7: Friday Evening ~ 58 minutes

Topics include:
  • Creativity and communication
  • Expression of each unique being
  • Find your two words
  • Ego does not know what to do with Presence
  • Identifying with our role within the story
  • Ripples of light into unconsciousness
  • Responding compared to reacting
  • The choice to be here
  • Sharing this moment in Presence with the flower
  • Consciously allowing feelings to surface
  • Make Presence your first priority
  • Something unconscious keeps pulling us out of Presence
  • Anger towards self is unhealthy
  • Withdrawal and refusal to be here
  • Responsible expression of repressed anger
  • Happy and fulfilled in the world of the present moment

Part 8: Saturday Morning ~ 76 minutes

Topics include:
  • Responsible expression of anger
  • Liberating the scream
  • Confessing expectations
  • Arising in mastery
  • Expressions of gratitude
  • Confessing stupidity
  • STOP talking in mid-sentence
  • Confessing who you’ve become
  • Presence is now recognized as the core
  • Attending to messages in emotions
  • Carrying repressed emotions is not healthy for the body
  • Present moment is a doorway into the true past
  • This is it
  • Experience in eternal silence
  • The power cards
  • Victim strategy
  • Liberating the need to fit into an unconscious world
  • Expressing our unique individuality
  • Presence supports balance in parenting
  • Committed to awakening in this lifetime

Part 9: Saturday Afternoon - 55 minutes

Topics include:
  • Expressions of gratitude
  • Key questions to ask to explore your story
  • Frozen by fear and pain of aloneness
  • Learning how to be friendly
  • Allowing the feelings that arise from Presence
  • Healing a strong disturbance painful to endure
  • Roadmap to come out of the story any moment
  • The Repentance Meditation

Part 10: Saturday Evening - 64 minutes

Topics include:
  • Expressing the feeling of shame
  • Past life experience around violence
  • Ego’s resistance to Presence
  • Dialogue with the ego
  • New job for the ego
  • The ego meditation
  • Ego’s motivational strategies
  • What happens to the ego when our body dies?
  • Right relationship with the ego
  • Distinction between mind and ego
  • Confession by the ego
  • You are not ready
  • Source of the words
  • Feeling powerless
  • Expressing from true power
  • Our need to understand
  • Ego's job of protection
  • Expressions of gratitude

Part 11: Sunday Morning Closure ~ 85 minutes

Topics include:
  • Many expressions of love and gratitude
  • Repentance and healing of past abuse
  • True nature of love
  • Unique expressions of the One Being
  • Presence meditation
  • Opportunity for the full awakening of human consciousness
  • Prayer of welcoming and inclusion
  • Guidance for going back home from the retreat