It is the evening after my 53rd Birthday. It is as the German poet Rilke says, “ a strange and wonderful thing to be here.” I am grateful for the spaciousness that has most likely arisen from years of meditation that allows me to live in open mouthed wonder at the deep bass notes of […]
It never ceases to amazing me about the experience of international travel and its intrinsic ability to remove us from our daily norms to put the important things of life into perspective. I am grateful for my life experiences, which recently took me to Guinea, West Africa and Puerto Rico. This episode of 814 Grounded […]
While chaos and tragedy surrounds us, sometimes we need to take some steps of self-preservation to maintain our sanity. Grief is a powerful tool and today we will guide you on how to turn that grief into something positive.
Following the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, we invite you to continue our practice of widening the circumference of love. We live in challenging times and hope that today’s mediation and spoken word brings comfort and enlightenment. Even when tragedy and evil strike, we must be conscious to not perpetuate the injustice but to rise above […]
In light of the sexual assault cases receiving attention across the country, and more recently the verdict of Dr. Nassar assaulting hundreds of young American athletes, we are addressing this sexual assault directly. This episode is dedicated to the survivors. You are not alone and you are stronger than you realize. Remember to rely on […]
2017 for me, began in Conakry, the capital city of Guinea, West Africa with a festive soirée that began with a shared meal and had lots of dancing and merry making! 2017 comes to a close celebrating the birth of our first grandchild, Anthony Michael Bayush born on December 14 to Johnny (my son) and […]
The dawn tentatively emerges. The angle of the earth to the sun this time of year softens the light. The trees, whose presence blended into the night sky gradually make their presence known as light increases. I remain astonished at the intricate design of branches and the stark revelation of trees without leaves. Last week […]
It is so easy to forget who I am. It is my default mode when I lack awareness and presence to navigate on shifting sand and become so consumed with that practice of trying to hold my shit together. That is what everyone in our society is basically occupied with doing. Keeping it all […]