Everything is Nothing with a Twist

June 21, 2020

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 […]

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What are you consuming emotionally, mentally, energetically and spiritually? Everywhere we turn, we seem to be bombarded with opportunities to distract ourselves from the root causes of our pain, sadness, frustration, anger and fear. Instead of a compassionate, patient and honest — and private — inquiry into our own wounds, we latch onto the conveniently […]

This Day, Our Daily Bread

October 28, 2017

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You Don’t Have to be Your Mind’s Bitch

February 28, 2017

After a simple guided meditation, one of my students candidly and courageously admitted that her mind was as busy as ever and that she felt a sense of almost panic. I assured her that was a normal reaction of the ego and told her that “the mind is a bitch, but you don’t have to […]

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Recently, I invited my yogis to mull over this question: do I have my head screwed on the right way? Our practice focused on the neck and shoulders, which helps a lot of us who keep tension there. But more importantly, the practice was supposed to inspire every one of us to examine where in […]

Do You Have Your Head Screwed on the Right Way?

February 23, 2017

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Stillness is Your Center

February 21, 2017

When I’m going through a stressful situation, I often call to mind the image of the old fashioned wheel: as the wheel’s outer rim spins and its spokes rotate, the hub, the center of the wheel, stays still. The events in our life, including our thoughts and our perception of the world, are like the […]

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I see only the past. (A Course in Miracles, Lesson 7) How many of our present moments do we actually spend in the present? Most of our now moments are colored by our memories of the past. We’re seeing what is not here because the past is not here. When we mentally wander off into […]

ACIM Notes — I see only the Past

June 5, 2013

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