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OMG, I lost my identity!
Okay, so not to blabber on and on about it or get too personal sharing out the more intimate details of my life, I decided to share this bit because it was so much on the subject of how … Continue reading
My body is but an island…
“The world is an ocean of bliss, my body is but an island.” Shankara Yesterday my husband, Ed and I took a vacation day . We put our … Continue reading
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Om is where the heart is.
The first day I arrived at the Himalayan Institute I saw two beautiful caterpillars walking cross my path, one black with a vibrant red stripe, a holly bear caterpillar, the other silvery grey, shimmering in the morning sun. I don’t recall … Continue reading
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Sweet, Firm delight in yoga
Yoga is a lamp lit from within the heart and soul of the person practicing. It is also passed along or shared teacher to student, yogi to yogi. Once lit, we can perceive what is shadow and what is real, … Continue reading
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Don’t Feed the Monster
Don’t feed the Monster I was reflecting as I was restringing a necklace I broke. First, on the patience it had taken to string it in the first place and then on being willing to do it again. There was … Continue reading
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The Feet of the Guru and Yoga Lineage: Ancient Tradition Made Commercial
Okay, so it’s important to have a teacher. It’s useful to have a guide who’s trudged the road before you to give you direction even though it’s likely that each and every one of us will stray along the way, … Continue reading
Yoga among Friends
In Downer’s Grove, just a train stop outside of Chicago I found good mid-western hospitality and a place for this warrior to rest and share the yoga . This is the portal to enter into the Yoga ….Among Friends * … Continue reading
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Be present for the gift….
Recently, I’ve been reminded that though we say I “do yoga” it is ultimately a practice. Early on doing yoga I asked my first teacher Chad Hamrin “I find peace here when I do yoga but my life is a mess. … Continue reading
We talk a lot about practice in Yoga. One part of it is on the mat or the cushion but most of our lives are lived in the world. Today, as I was walking by the sea wondering at the … Continue reading
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The Archer and the Teacher
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite, and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far. … Continue reading