Mandela And Passing The Baton

This morning I was struck by a parent who spoke at my daughter’s school. He grabbed the microphone and brought up Nelson Mandela with the kids and adults. As he spoke he began to hold back his tears, “Ask your parents about him kids, Nelson Mandela spoke to us about self-respect, dignity, peace, and living [Read More...]

Where? Here

I remember being in school years ago and having a moment of, “Oh this is it.” It felt refreshing, uplifting, and a relief.  No sooner did I acknowledge the truth, the mind came pouring in, “Oh great this is it! Really? This is boring, lets go do something…”  At the time the mind brought up [Read More...]

The Book Of Innocence

1. Innocence is the wonderment of life. 2. With innocence comes playfulness and joy. 3. Innocence is pure and purity is found where it has always been, right now. 4. The search, seeking, reading, questioning, and road stops here. It is when the world out there is finally released to the inner world. And all [Read More...]

You Are Special

We have 7 billion people on this planet. And all of them are special. I am not speaking to gifts, athletic abilities, but to the core of each of us. Since most us don’t feel into ourselves, we spend a lot of time separating ourselves from people.  We use tools called judgment, and criticism when [Read More...]

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...]

Join The Revolution

We are revolutionaries! Not the old kind, meaning the kind that go out and cause chaos, destroy people, property, and think that this behavior works. That behavior feeds back into the world system.  I am speaking to an inner revolution. Going inside yourself like the great teachers before you, like Jesus, Buddha, Krishnamurti, Rumi, Teresa [Read More...]

Day 90 of 90: Modo Yoga, Ninety And The Invitation

Day 90 of 90 days straight of hot yoga at Modo Yoga LA and I am honored that today’s class was with teacher Joe and the Modo flow.  I am also honored by Matt, Lisa, Carolina, and Grant who showed up to the class and practiced. They are wonderful teachers at the studio whom I [Read More...]

Day 89 of 90: Modo Yoga, The Little Things

Day 89 of 90 straight days of hot yoga at Modo Yoga and I entered Matt’s flow class. Today Matt set the intention to focus on the little things in practice, for they add up to the bigger picture.  Which is a wonderful reminder. Today in flow I was aware of those little things I [Read More...]


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