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Blessing # 13 New Moon

Blessing # 13 New Moon

Blessing for Challenging Times/Week # 13 May your heart receive many small moments of grace. May you be sustained, nourished and replenished in spaces of illumination and joy. May the heartbreak of these times allow your heart to break open wide. May the spaciousness  here be a refuge and balm for soul wounds. May you […]

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Blessing #12

Blessing #12

Blessing # 12 May you seek the stillness necessary to feel truth only to find love here as well. May you speak truth accompanied by love. May you embody this truth through your thoughts, words and actions. May you invite vulnerability as the path to authenticity and integrity. May you witness your attachments and reactivity […]

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Love. A Noun. A Verb. Love is Gravity. Love Wins.

Love. A Noun. A Verb. Love is Gravity. Love Wins.

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 […]

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No Ordinary Time. Alchemy and Love

No Ordinary Time. Alchemy and Love

This is no ordinary time. There is nothing mundane about the space, place or time we are in. It is for me right now, unnerving and unsettling and requires enormous effort to remain grounded and responsive rather than reactionary or turning a blind eye. It appears that rudeness, self righteousness, power plays, lies and lack […]

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I Surrender!!!! Life as Spiritual Practice on Earth School

I Surrender!!!! Life as Spiritual Practice on Earth School

Oh Earth School! The best laid plans of mice and men are but insignificant pieces of nonsense in your all knowing greater scheme of things!! We have been exploring the second limb of yoga in my yoga classes this past month, the niyamas, the observances. Purity. Contentment. Discipline. Self Study and now Surrender with the […]

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Ringing in the New Year with Intention and Joy!

Ringing in the New Year with Intention and Joy!

I Love Life!  I am someone who lives voraciously and is head over heels in love with life!!  Even in uncertainty and chaos. The marking of time in this part of the year and the reflection it allows us is to me a sacred practice. It invites noticing regrets, challenges, accomplishments  and celebrations in equal […]

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