Freckles And Waking Up Part 2

continued… I spoke yesterday of Truth, that Truth has no opposite. There is a wonderful song from years past that says, “waking up is hard to do”.  Why? Why are we so frightened to sit in stillness? Jesus said, “Take no thought for your life.” He does not suggest to take this thought and leave [Read More...]

Freckles and Waking Up

I was baking yesterday with my daughter. We made banana muffins with walnuts. The day was cold, and my place was filled with the smells of coffee and muffins.  As we were mixing, my daughter inquired into why I have so many freckles, I said, “Well I asked that same question of my grandma one [Read More...]

Road Map To The Heart

As I walked outside this morning, the sun was breaking through the early morning fog, the birds were singing, and the first cars of the day were making their way down the street.  I used to think that there were all these paths to get to the present, but as I continue to blossom inwardly [Read More...]

100 Days Of Yoga: Releasing the Ego And Resting

When I first started my 30 days of straight of hot yoga it was done with purpose, the purpose was to stay open to vulnerability as a person, and most importantly for my daughter  When the idea of 90 straight days came up, it was to help build the habit of vulnerability, and felt natural, [Read More...]

Zen Story: Maybe

This is one of my favorite Zen stories. Enjoy   MAYBE There is a Taoist story of an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck,” they said sympathetically. “May be,” the farmer replied. The [Read More...]

Day 96: Modo Yoga, Embrace Your Feelings

As I continue to practice Modo Yoga in LA, I stepped into a Modo Flow with teacher Grant. It was there on my mat sweating that I realized the power of stillness.  As you learn to quiet more, you will discover that you become like a bow and arrow.  When the body, mind, and spirit [Read More...]

Day 95: Modo Yoga, Discovery

Yes the 90 days straight days of Modo Yoga challenge is over, and yes I am still going. It will stop soon, but till it does, I entered Yin class today. I entered class with a tight strain on my right side of my neck. During Saturday’s soccer game I moved one my many under [Read More...]

You Are Not Alone

It is always interesting when we look back at things in our life, such as a lost job, business venture, relationship, if we can go all the way back to the very first moment we will see that  we  had already received the yes or no about the situation. There was a period in my [Read More...]

Wrap Up Of 90 Straight: Unconditional Acceptance

Life is simply a series of breaths that are continuous. Yes the circumstances, situations, people, move on and off the stage of life, but the breath continues to breath. After three years of feeling helpless, confused, and lost after my divorce; I decided to forgive the resentment, my ex, and most importantly myself.  In doing so, [Read More...]

In-Spirit-Us

So I went and practiced a restorative hot yoga practice tonight, which would mark day 91 straight. The restorative poses in Modo yoga are called Yin. They are considered longer stretches lasting 5 minutes on each side.  During one pose the word, “inspiritus” came up in my mind; the word  “breathe” in Latin is “inspiritus,” [Read More...]


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