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February 27, 2015

 

I write to you on the eve of my departure for Mexico. While I am incredibly excited and grateful, I am also nervous; a foreign country, foreign language, and fifteen souls traveling alongside me, hoping I share with them something worthwhile.  I know it will be fine,...

January 24, 2015

 This past weekend I taught a workshop at Yoga for Everybody called Heart-break to Heart-
warrior.  It went well, I thought. We did a lot of practices both physical and meditative, to open
our hearts, burn through some of our illusions and blocks, and let go of our pas...

January 9, 2015


We’ve all had these experiences: we’re home for the holidays, enjoying the company of family and friends, when all of a sudden something starts to unfold that irritates us. Something happens, with someone usually, that is not what we want, like or expect. Family and...

November 15, 2014

Turn everything that happens into an opportunity to end separation.

                        ~ Yogi Amrit Desai

 

I recently returned from ten days of training at...

October 16, 2014

Looking at my Life
I see that only Love has been my soul’s companion.
From deep inside my soul cries out;
Do not wait,
 Surrender for the sake of Love.
        ~ Jalaluddin Rumi

As you may recall, I wrote about forgiveness earlier this year, "...

October 2, 2014

 

Breathe!
It feels so good!
Give yourself a deep breath.
Take another,
And another,
And another.
Now relax.
Feel into your heart, your chest, shoulders, belly, back.
Notice the sensations in your body.
Notice your thoughts.
Notice your judgments.
Now let go.
Let go...

September 18, 2014

As some of you know, I recently had the opportunity to lean into fear and ambiguity. About five weeks ago my Dad was diagnosed with pneumonia and a heart murmur. Turns out the murmur was a faulty heart valve and was in need of repair through open heart surgery.  For ov...

August 14, 2014

Do you ever feel odd? Or better yet, have you ever been accused of being odd, or maybe even weird?  I imagine it didn't feel very good. That feeling of not fitting in or not meeting expectations can be quite painful; especially when the accusation is coming from someon...

July 15, 2014

On the Fourth of July, I officiated a lovely wedding in Newtown CT. It was the first time I held such space in nearly seven years. It was an honor and privilege to be uniting this young couple in matrimony.  Near the end of the ceremony, as I read the line above, "May...

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