Shifting landscapes that we witness occurring through volcanos, earthquakes, hurricanes, drought, tornadoes etc., can be a metaphor for the shifting of our own internal landscape. In this powerful photo taken by Mandy Beerly in Hawaii, we see the awesome beauty, power and destruction of nature at work. The waves, lava, and steam eat away at … More Shifting Landscapes
The physical universe is composed of matter and energy which are two sides of the same coin, simply expressing different levels of vibration. We are made of matter and energy and continuously express many levels of vibratory substance – solids, liquids, gases, and even our emotions and thoughts express different vibrational patterns. With awareness, we … More Change-ability
As 2016 begins, radiate from your heart. Let us contribute light and goodness into the world. Then ground that light further by including the Earth in your radiating. And finally, reach and align to the greater Will of which we all are a part, and shine all the more. Make 2016 happier through your the … More A New Year meditation
Seasons change, animals move on, leaves change color and somersault through the air landing softly on the ground. Do people have seasons or cycles of change? We are having one right now, and many have come before. A new age is upon us from the outside and the in. On the outside, the effects of … More Change of seasons … for humanity
Meditation training combines two factors: feminine and masculine. Within The Practice of Living Awareness, feminine energy is within the first several steps: Flow, Soften and Open, Receive-Release as examples. Masculine energy is within the next several steps beginning with Asana. Asana brings an acuity to one’s practice: straighten up, hold the attitude and altitude, command … More Ahhh, Composure!
Are you struggling with or within yourself? If so, you are experiencing the necessary juncture before daring. We have to feel caged or contracted in order to desire freedom. Yet in that contracted state, we might not notice that society itself is acting like a caged animal or that people are not living from their … More Two meditations with daring
Mahatma Gandhi smiled. He also cried when the moment was sorrowful, laughed, and was occasionally perplexed. Mohandas Gandhi became recognized as a world saint because he practiced the way of the smile, its patience, wisdom, and kindness. It became known as the Way of Non-violence. Doing so he inspired hundreds of thousands of people. He … More Change the world with a smile. 1e
Three words: translation, transmutation, transformation. Use these for a year-end self reflection. Hold them through the days of the year ending and the new one beginning such that their truths and efficacy is part of your waking living awareness. Translation: Translation doesn’t change something’s truth or existence, it simply uses different words to label it. … More The magic of a year-end review