Franciscan priest Richard Rohr calls the Liminal Space as the “in between space.” This space that exists between an event that is life altering in ways that is not yet comprehended, yet holds the awareness that life as we know it will forever be changed. I write this on the Saturday following Good Friday, […]
Community, what a week. Today has been one week plus of social distancing. I decided last Friday to cancel all in person classes immediately to be in line with the ethics of yoga, the foundation and root of the practice being one of non harming during this time of COVID-19. I received tons of texts […]
The global pandemic that is COVID-19 has upended the world. Everyone is impacted. Without exception. The flip side of the seriousness of this illness is growing awareness of how connected we really are on this planet in our one human family. A mere week ago, I was facilitating a community drum circle, group dancing […]
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.