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One to One Personal Attention

Posted by Suzanne Banay Santo on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, In : Creativity and Trust 


Most of us love one-to-one personal attention, though we may not articulate this clearly as a thought. However the refreshment of simply being listened to, without judgement and without advice can help us cope with substantial challenges. These challenges can range from learning to navigate a new culture and language, to working through artistic processes in the company of someone who cares.

I specialize in providing a receptive environment for you to speak your truth, and I will help you fi...


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The Beauty and Mystery of Language

Posted by Suzanne Banay Santo on Monday, May 5, 2014, In : Subsequent Language Acquisition 


Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche, the charismatic and learned Tibetan lama colleague and friend of Sogyal Rinpoche, told a story to us which I will retell, in a nutshell.

A great lama was travelling, accompanied by his attendant. He had to have a bowel movement, and had nothing to wipe with. His attendant brought out a newspaper. The lama recoiled in horror. “But why?” the attendant asked. “It’s only English!”

Precisely what happened then is not clear, however even lowly English could not ...


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