Wonder Abounds. It is so easy to not notice the wonder and beauty around us as we move through each day, often like an automaton. Take a moment to pause and notice. Let wonder catch your eye and your imagination. You might find it in a smile, a touch, eye contact, being in nature, the … More Wonder Abounds
What do you think about your body? Is your self-talk about the body kind or judgmental? Do you make taking care of your body a priority? Having the privilege of supporting the health of clients’ body, mind and spirit, there is a notable tendency to speak to and treat our bodies with some disdain … More For the Love of the Body
Our beautiful earth – our glorious home. The tendency is to forget our intimate connection with this planet. Our bodies mirror that of the earth, from the rivers of water that flow through our bodies of blood, lymph and urine to the mountains of our bones, the air in our lungs, and the fire in … More Deny not the Earth
When I saw this photo of a woman turning in what appears to be amazement at the beautiful sunset, an in-breath and the words “Oh my!” escaped my lips. Bringing attention to the beauty around us centers us in the present moment. As I write this, a hummingbird just hovered in front of me, … More Be Amazed
Some days we feel happy and all is right with the world. Some days… well not so much. But acting as if on those tough days will bring about your ability to shine, to glow to bring your light into the world. It will affect you on every level – including your physiology and your … More Put Your Glow On!
You may remember the song from ‘Charlie Brown’: “Happiness is two kinds of ice-cream, finding your skate key….”. So often we strive for the elusive sense happiness, for more, better, bigger because that will make us happy. Well, we probably know from experience, and research is confirming, that the continual striving for happiness really doesn’t … More Happiness is….
Reflecting on the gifts of this precious human life brings us into awareness, into presence. Gratitude for nature which sustains and humbles. Gratitude for the human body which allows us to see, hear, and touch all that is within our awareness, even the unseen, untouchable, and seemingly unknowable. With gratitude, we can hold it all in our … More Gratitude For…
In these times of incredible social media influence, it can be challenging to be who you are. We are inundated with advertising on how we should look, the clothes we should wear, the cars we should drive, how we should speak and behave. This can lead to feelings of shame, or not feeling … More Be Yourself!
Life is on Earth is the ongoing dance of sameness within the manifestations of diversity. Think of it: rivers, veins, flow of wind and oceanic currents; heart as it expresses in every living creature and person as well as through the nucleus of every cell and atom; the tops of things, crowns, crowning glories of … More Unanimity and uniqueness
Each World Service meditation invites wonder, appreciation, and gratitude for living on and in this amazing planet. Mother Earth is not only our home and source of life but also displays dimensions of Her beingness through all creatures and creation. This meditation, once again, uses one’s heart, ajna, and crown centers in order to open … More Dimensions of Earth-being
I love the Earth! I wake up every day singing praises and gratitude for life and being alive. Thank you, Mother Earth! This World Service meditation is born from that heart, from the joyous realizations that this life is possible because of Mother Earth. This meditation engages the layer os heart and heart chakra that … More I love the Earth!
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Our world service meditations often include the sense of wonder or gratitude. Mental images of the wonders of our planet create pathways of appreciation in our mind. Then, our mind, heart, and breath are shared with all beings on Mother Earth. Mother Earth is One. The interdependence is complete, flawless, and beautiful. We are part … More * Creating Harmony
We are alive, and only so because of Mother Earth. She is the only source of life for ourselves, everyone we know, and everything we know as being. Our world service meditation is a deep appreciation of Earth as life, source of life, the only life. Appreciate and love Mother Earth. Podcast: Mother Earth is … More * Mother Earth is life
Just as encouragement was service to us as children, our appreciation for life is a service to the world. Appreciation undoes entitlement, miserliness, and taking anything for granted. This is so for the home that we live it, the beauty around us, the power that makes modern life possible, and the food on our plate. … More Appreciation as world service