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Unconditionally Embracing Our Heart

What would it be like to live with a permanently open heart?

This is a question that I have been contemplating recently.

What I have noticed is the more I can accept whatever is going on in the moment, the more connected I feel to my heart. I see that accepting what is happening ‘inside’ is [...]

Choosing Connection Over Conflict

How can Partner Yoga practice be used to shift us out of conflict, and back to sweetness with those we love – the space we would all rather hang out?   Most of us have experienced when triggered into anger, how we get caught in our thoughts and story about how our anger is justified, and [...]

Forgiveness

I recently had a very personal and profound experience in forgiveness, one that continues to unfold. The experience was inspired by learning more of my mother’s early childhood experience, of being a ‘stolen baby’ as told in the fictionalized account ‘Before We Were Yours’ by Lisa Wingate.

Reading this book opened up a [...]

Holding Opposite Equally

It’s been a while since I last wrote as there has been quite a bit of change and transition in my life. I experienced the impact of climate change up close and personally with the southern CA wild fires and mudslides. There was both deep sorrow and deep grace surrounding these events.

Grief and [...]

Why would we want to explore death?

It can sound rather morbid at first glance and yet my experience is that this practice awakens more joy than any other I have encountered. How could this be so? Because at the root of all of our fears lies the fear of death - our own and our loved ones.

Honoring Our Grief

Because we are creatures of Nature, endowed with its cyclical rhythms. In the same way we honor the changing of the seasons, embracing the dark night of winter, we must learn to honor the changing tides of our Soul’s experience if we want to be fully alive, able to celebrate with joyful abandon when the summer sun is high.