Today, a Poem for Summer

  • July 21, 2020

Today Today I'm flying low and I'm not saying a word. I'm letting all the voodoos of ambition sleep. The world goes on as it must, the bees in the garden rumbling a little, the fish leaping, the gnats getting…

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Powerful Voices

Powerful Voices

  • June 23, 2020

These are some of the BIPOC people and organizations that I’m grateful to be listening to. I wanted to share their strong and innovative voices. The Nap Ministry – artist activist making connections between rest and social justice, and championing…

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Taking Your Seat

Taking Your Seat

  • April 21, 2020

In choosing a shape for a seated meditation* I always begin with the same question: what will support my body, in this practice, to be both comfortable and wakeful? For most of us, that is going to involve props. I…

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Yoga Nidra Home Practice

Yoga Nidra Home Practice

  • March 23, 2020

For optimal comfortable during a home Yoga Nidra practice I wanted to  offer recommendations for set-up and props. Temperature Regulation Adding an extra layer of clothing can be helpful. We're not moving our bodies in Yoga Nidra so our core…

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Start Close In

Start Close In

  • March 14, 2020

I've been in a number of conversations these past several months focused on how to best meet climate crisis, thoughtfully. It’s not an easy question to answer. Often what does feel easier is to lean towards states of denial or…

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Two Practices For Charged Times

Two Practices for Charged Times

  • March 14, 2020

As we individually and collectively navigate what it means to take care of ourselves and our communities, I want to share some resources. Dr. Kristin Neff and Dr. Christopher Germer of The Center for Mindful Self-Compassion have offered a thoughtful…

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For A New Beginning

For a New Beginning

  • January 9, 2020

For some January 1 marked the beginning of the new year, for others that recognition will come on the 25th, the lunar new year.  However you understand this beginning, may you listen to the places and spaces of your heart…

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Solstice Poem

Solstice Poem

  • December 20, 2019

A simple meditation inspired by the Winter Solstice and Margaret Atwood's Solstice Poem. This is the solstice, the still point of the sun, its cusp and midnight, the year's threshold and unlocking, where the past lets go of and becomes…

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Winter Landscapes: Being With Trees

Winter Landscapes: Being with Trees

  • December 8, 2019

“Having a landscape to oneself is an exclusive pleasure. Many of us stumble upon this by surprise. Suddenly it is there -unshared, solitary. One may well experience a reckless moment of freedom, a penetrating moment of understanding. A meaning that…

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