I live with this ever present ache of love for life. Sometimes this ache finds its expression in sharing practices of affirming worth and value that we might call yoga or meditation. Sometimes this ache finds an outlet in a long hug. Often in Song. In Writing. Conversations with deep listening and authentic sharing. In […]
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 […]
I am an insatiable learner. I don’t do memes or news bites. I have to read articles, do research and listen to really good investigative journalism like Joshua Johnson on NPR’s 1A, go deep with the spiritual inquiry offered by Rev angel Kyodo Williams, Adrianne Maree Brown and other Wisdom teachers of liberation and justice. […]
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 […]
This episode we will invite you to explore your imagination to discover positive ideas and encourage for those ideas to be brought to life. Take action for sustainability of constructive values.
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 […]
This is the Pilot episode of 814 Grounded Podcast. We hope to offer practices for activists and those who facilitate practices of healing and restoration some tools for these trying times. Each podcast will have discussion on a theme relevant to social justice and healing and will offer a guided meditation, mantra and/or musical practice.