Reflections on an Idealized Yard from 1980 something… Meditation to remember

06/29/2016

My Journey through “642 Things To Write About Me” continues and today’s random flip has taken me to: Describe the backyard of your youth and any unforgettable moment you spent there? I grew up in Pickerington, Ohio just east of Columbus, Ohio.  I put it around 1977 – 1987.  Moving to Pickerington was a big Read more…

When Death Hits You…Chanting For Those Who Pass

06/24/2016

My Journey through “642 Things To Write About Me” continues and today’s random flip has taken me to: Whose death in your life hit you hardest, and how did you cope with the situation over the next month? Well this is a heavy topic.  It is interesting because fear of death is the reason we fail Read more…

Shamanic Naked Watusi…Never Again (Meditation to get you out of a situation)

06/23/2016

My Journey through “642 Things To Write About Me” continues and today’s random flip has taken me to: Describe something “spiritual” you already know you’ll never do again, no matter how long you live.  I’ve added the “spiritual” to make this fun for me. This is an easy one and I love this story.  When I first Read more…

Spiritual Hypocrisy… Meditative Cure

06/22/2016

I bought a cute journal called “642 Things To Write About Me” and have decided to approach it from the perspective of being a yogi and share.  A random flip started me with the following:  When did you first experience hypocrisy?  I’ve added the word “spiritual” because it interests me more. Hypocrisy is a funny Read more…

The Sound of Silence

06/20/2016

Our week of silence has begun at EOM studios and lots of folks have been wondering why. I’ve been asked if it’s because of the mass shooting in Orlando, the hopelessness of the presidential election, or possible climate shift. While I am moved by all of these things, it is not. It’s interesting to note, Read more…

There Will Always Be Evil…Orlando

06/13/2016

The national discussion on guns, sexuality, and religion is loud today after the violence and loss in Orlando. I’m watching and listening. It feels to me generalized frustration has peaked on all levels from all sides of this same story playing out yet again. A generalized lack of common sense prevails and the desire for Read more…

The Problem with Presence

06/10/2016

I started meditating as a means by which to manage chronic pain. Meditation led me to Ayurveda and finally to a yoga mat. Of course the results were OMazing as you might know if you are following all the clinical studies now being published about the benefits of meditation, yoga and of course right nutrition Read more…

The Lebanon Studio…My First

05/13/2016

You never forget your first… Pain brought me to the practice of yoga just like it has brought so many of you.  Pain in the the physical and emotional form and not yet revealed to me, but pain also in a spiritual form. I love yoga.  It healed me.  I have the habit of turning Read more…

Are You Doing Your Sadhana

05/03/2016

So I’m sitting in a moment. A dear one has blocked communication on the big FB after much drama involving mostly my inability to make their world right. This is a skill I do not possess. I cannot make your world right just as my teachers cannot make my world right. I care about you. Read more…

Sick of getting more of the same?

03/29/2016

I found myself in conversation about Kundalini the other day. If you are new to the term as well, Kundalini is the manifest energy of creation. According to some yoga traditions, it lies dormant in the base of the spine coiled up like a serpent in three coils. Each coil represents a quality of perception Read more…

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