Category Archives: Yoga

Dragons

Have compassion for everyone you meet today. They, too, are battling dragons seeking to scorch them with the fires of anger, doubt, and fear. Meet them with tenderness, mercy, and love. Offer them the soothing waters of sympathy and kindness. … Continue reading

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I Understand

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I understand. Sometimes the wave is just too big to dive under. I know how that is. Just hold your breath… and know… you will rise again. I understand.

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Freedom

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Wrap your arms around everything. Hug into each experience without exception. Even those covered with thorns. When the pain of being pierced becomes as sweet as the fragrance of the rose, you will be free.  

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Kripalu

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I’m on a little journey right now, leading a weekend “The Guru Is You” workshop/retreat at Kripalu Yoga & Health Center in the stunning Berkshire mountains of western Massachusetts. Kripalu embraces you the moment you arrive. There is stillness, balance, and … Continue reading

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Child Eyes

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Remember the magic of dancing between the sidewalk cracks as a child? The shapes of clouds forming fantastical creatures from mystical fairy tales? A butterfly holding still on a flower petal, it’s painted wings so dazzling that time suddenly stopped … Continue reading

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Simply Notice

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We get angry sometimes, don’t we? Then frightened. Anxious. Our protective gear gets donned. We silently sit in judgment of others. It’s so easy to find fault. Someone turns the conversation towards themselves and a knot tightens in our belly. … Continue reading

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Walk on Water

Make softness your master. Open the door to the altar of your heart and gaze at that radiant flame. Allow your eyes to receive so many miracles that they mesmerize all who catch your gaze. Laugh at all the small … Continue reading

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Trance, Zen, Dance

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Sometimes we stick ourselves in a cage, lock the door, and lose the key, taking a seat on the hard, cold bench of our ego and making false agreements. “I’m unworthy. I can’t change. Why bother?” Then we project our … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

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Early on in my journalism career I moved to Dallas to take a job as an investigative reporter with an ABC television station. Being a California native, I had a little culture-shock and often felt like a fish out of … Continue reading

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Everything Grows You

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Everything grows you. Victories propel you forward. Defeats have greater thrust. The further back the bowstring is drawn, the further forward flies the arrow. Forget the torture of worrying the past or trying to shape the future. What nonsense that … Continue reading

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