Fall Inward

November 14, 2021

Just because my body is shaking and wobbling doesn’t mean I’m not in my power. Could true power even come from anything imperfect, physical, temporary and therefore illusory? Believing that those or any worldly things can empower is to be disempowered. Power comes only from remembering what we are in Reality. There is no substitute […]

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“Curving back within myself,I create again and again.”(Bhagavad Gita) Intuition will be your most important tool moving forward.Do you believe everything you hear? Has true perception been blocked by layers upon layers of tightly held beliefs?What is belief but a decision you made at some point in the past? That decision may have been appropriate […]

Be Still and Know

January 7, 2021

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Undoing Illusion: 108 Sun Salutations

September 20, 2020

Although the whole practice of 108 sun salutations is a meditation in itself, especially with the specific dedications preceding each of the nine rounds of 12 salutations, I felt compelled to start our fall 2020 practice with this “undoing” meditation. The practice of yoga, which means union, is really a practice of undoing because never […]

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No yoga pose means anything in and of itself. These physical expressions are forms that were all made up by someone at some point; whether a pose was invented a hundred years ago or yesterday is irrelevant  because its meaning to the person practicing the pose comes from the person practicing the pose. And that […]

Everything is Nothing with a Twist

June 21, 2020

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Falling is not Failing

May 13, 2020

Growth is usually not linear, not chronological, not organized, not planned, not pretty, and definitely not comfortable. But is that so looking from the vantage point of the seed or from the perspective of the plant? What does the legless tadpole know about the hopping frog, although it is destined to become one? The fall […]

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I am grateful today and every day for the choice to be kind, and for the daily reminders that kindness is my superpower. Everyone here on this earth shares the same struggles, pain, hardship, longing. And everyone shares the one unified interest: to be loved. Seeing past the mask of person, the choice for kindness […]

Kindness is my Superpower

November 27, 2019

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It’s not the Moon, my Dear

October 17, 2019

It’s not the moon, my dear, that gives you any power or takes it away from you. It’s not Mercury, whether in retrograde or not. Nor any of the planets or stars. It’s not the government, not your boss, not your ex, not even your parents. It’s not the people you cling to or push […]

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“What I cannot love, I overlook.” (Anaïs Nin)  This is it! This is exactly what A Course in Miracles teaches, “To forgive is to overlook.” This is the prize I’m keeping my eyes on. The gist of the practice, the jewel of the lotus, the way back home. It doesn’t escape me how contrary to […]

What I Cannot Love, I Overlook

June 30, 2019

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Everything is the Guru

June 26, 2019

Gu means darkness and ru means light so guru is anything that brings us from darkness to light.  No experience or thing or relationship has the inherent power to bring us from darkness to light, but WE have the power to use every experience, thing or relationship as the bridge that takes us from darkness, […]

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We the imperfectthe insecurethe humanstep on our matsand through the fire of the practicewhile carried by grace we join together knowing there is no other wayand we surrender all illusioneven if just for a moment Becoming We the inspiredWe the devotedWe the light We rememberthen forgetbut only to remember againover and over againuntil the practice becomes the way […]

Becoming

June 23, 2019

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