April 8, 2013

Updates from last week: Last week, I invited in shift, and hey! On Monday, suddenly I was no longer stressed about my insane to-do list! That was not what I was expecting, but it did just work. This is why I love magic, people. Read more

April 3, 2013

Before the beginning, there was only desire. Desire moved the sacred into form. I don’t know if it was one form or two or if it exploded at once into many gorgeous facets of life; when God Herself whispers this story into my ear, She doesn’t always tell it the same way. Read more

April 1, 2013

This past week, I noticed flowers! Snowdrops and crocuses are up everywhere, although some of them seem a bit floppy because of late-season snowstorms. But even the ones that are squashed are blooming. How’s that for a metaphor? Read more

March 29, 2013

We’ve talked a lot so far about the theory and architecture of practice, so I think it’s time to get into some specifics. Here’s one practice for connecting with parts of yourself that I use and teach frequently. Read more

March 27, 2013

This is one of my all-time favorite quick reads: Anne Lamott on finding time for what is important. I ask them, is there a eucalyptus grove at the end of their street, or a new exhibit at the art museum? An upcoming minus tide at the beach where the agates and tidepools are, or a great poet coming to the library soon? A pond where you can see so many turtles? A journal to fill? If so, what manic or… Read more

March 25, 2013

Hello, week!  Hello, practice.  Every Monday, we practice together. This past week, I noticed that my idea of what I need to do isn’t always right.  I heard myself saying to several people this week “I need to do X, and Y, and Z, but there just isn’t time.”  This was true, so I didn’t do X and Y and Z and it pretty much turned out okay.  Some of those are things that will eventually need to get done, and… Read more

March 20, 2013

I stand in the rain. She whispers in my ear, “dissolve.” Read more

March 18, 2013

This coming week, I invite in the experience that there is plenty of time. I have talked about time before in this space, and danced around ways to name this particular experience, so this week, I want to try approaching it head-on. There is plenty of time. Yes. Read more

March 15, 2013

Ali Bourgault of A Healing Vibration: “There really isn’t a separation between my personal spiritual practice and my bodywork practice. Both practices are centered around love and gratitude and at this point I couldn’t imagine one practice without the other. I’ve always been interested in bodywork and always loved giving people massages, so looking back, it just makes sense that I’ve become a professional bodyworker.” Read more

March 13, 2013

We’re all busy. Here are five practices you can do in 60 seconds or less, although many of them are also lovely if you have a bit more time. 1. Presence: Take three deep breaths. Pay attention to each one as fully as you can. Read more

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