It rains, it pours, puddles form. The wind blows, the sun shines, seasons change. Happy, inspired, excited, sad, depressed, uncertain – each moment offers a feeling, and each moment may feel different. Each feeling and situation allows us the opportunity to be with it, to notice our reaction or response, to immerse in it or … More Be with what is arising
Deep Rest. A pause. A breath. Let us take a step back, a moment away from these turbulent times and remember who we are, what we are, and why we are. We are each a sacred being sharing in the One Life on this beautiful planet. We are each an integral part of the cosmic … More Deep Rest
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
A simple breath – it is so easy and goes unnoticed for most. Bringing awareness to the breath energizes and creates space. Take a long slow deep breath, and an even longer, slower exhale, and notice. Notice how your body feels. Notice how your system slows down. Notice the space that is created, the … More Breathe and Notice
Together, as a world, we are living in unprecedented times. For most, it is a time of not knowing how to move through these uncertain times. For all, it is a time of not knowing where we are heading, nor do we know the outcome. Physical, emotional, and mental stress flows through the system. … More Be in the Present Moment
There is a light within each one of us – an inner light that shines incessantly, even when it is not felt or noticed. The entire instrument (physical, emotional, mental and spiritual) radiates all the time. It also picks up the signals of others – the body language, emotions, words and the light, mostly subconsciously. … More Inner Light
The heart is an amazing organ. It beats continually starting at three weeks gestation until we leave this incarnation. The energetic heart houses our essence connecting us with mother earth and the divine. The true heart has no boundaries and loves unconditionally. Each beat, each breath sends this divine essence to our cells, our … More A Breath of Heart
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
Communication is vital to maintain relationships with friends, family, colleagues etc. How often do we consider communication with our Self? This is not in reference to the ego self that engages in self-talk, often negative or judgemental, always comparing this or that. Instead this is about staying connected with our innermost and sacred aspect, the … More Stay Connected!
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!
Love can be an ambiguous and frankly loaded word especially in terms of emotions and attached love. We have our own individual heart space which may feel guarded, protected, open, shared, or perhaps we’ve thrown away the key! Love can also be known as compassion, understanding, non-attached, yet at-one-ing with another and with all that … More Love, Lover and Beloved
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…
Would you like to experience boundless energy? Then bring forward immeasurable joy. Would you like to receive ceaseless kindness and respect, politeness and courtesy? Then flawlessly offer these to everyone you encounter every day. Would you like to live in a peaceful, just, and beautiful society – or even better – such a world? Then … More Generative: Chenrezig – boundless and immeasurable
Chenrezig is a form of Avolokiteshvara. This Tibetan form particularly embodies the potential and capacity of the Four Immeasurables to ultimately eradicate the causes of suffering. This Generative meditation asks “what does immeasurable mean?” Can one consider boundless or limitless compassion? Regardless of what deity or quality of Being one is generating through the day, … More Boundless, immeasurable, limitless
This Generation Stage meditation works with the universe of the heart and how it generates boundless qualities such as love, compassion, equanimity, and joy. This is represented by four-armed Chenrezig in Tibetan Buddhism. His mantra is one of many reminders to humanity that all is vibration. All existence is “the Word made flesh,” and each … More Generation: Cosmic Egg Heart: Chenrezig
Everything you could ask for about meditation is in this blog. 2013 posts are now refreshed and culled through. There are many amazing meditations, as well as excellent short or longer articles on every aspect of meditation so that you, the practitioner can fully engage and get results from meditating with The Practice of Living … More Everything you could ask for about meditation
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
Ignite your heart and you spark resonant heart in another. Illumine your awareness and you becomes part of the growing radiance of human awareness. Align to your crown center to the highest will and Will’s clarity of purpose and intention of Goodness ripple through you and into humanity. It is so because we are one. … More The Will of Love