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  • 19-Sep-2012

    Welcome Indigos

    Understanding Aquarian Children

    The Aquarian Indigo, Crystal and Rainbow Children are mystics of the age, with a sensitivity of feeling and perception to perceive the infinite in physical life, viewing the human...

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  • 11-Apr-2012

    Gut Instincts

    Intuition Matters - Part I

    We've all had them— sensations in our solar plexus or stomach that demand attention. They're called gut feelings. These sensations may be as subtle as a slight pinching, a mild ache or...

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  • 22-Sep-2011

    Stillness in Motion

    The Perpetual Yogi

    Imagine an environment defined by stillness, as in a black hole. As a ballerina and yogi I cannot. I physically crave space to move freely. My life is in a constant state of motion;

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  • 01-Sep-2011

    Hear the Quiet Voice

    Intuitive Living - Introduction

    We all have intuition. It is that still, small voice you hear when you quiet your mind and relax your body. It speaks to you from your own Higher Self. Your intuition uses whatever means necessary to get...

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  • 14-Jul-2011

    Connecting the Dots

    Art, Yoga and Life

    No matter what is thrown my way, the “glue” of family love, art and yoga weave together to form a common thread in my life. Creative work and creative living are a synthesis...

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  • 30-Jun-2011

    Globally Yours

    Yoga on the Road

    Teaching yoga internationally is a joy; for me it is a cultural partnership. Yoga is a universal language where truth emerges as hearts and minds focus on uplifting the spirit. That’s exactly what happened...

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  • 19-May-2011

    Passport to Growth

    Expand Your Horizons

    Traveling offers a chance to explore the world outside of the ordinary boundaries of your daily life. It takes you out of the familiarity of your home and work environments so that you can see the world...

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  • 21-Apr-2011

    Life as a Pilgrimage

    Seeking the Sacred

    Every spring, in my northern New Mexico town, I witness the pilgrimage of hundreds of individuals as they walk—sometimes for hundreds of miles—to the sacred Santuario de Chimayo for Easter services.

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  • 17-Feb-2011

    Joyful Acceptance

    Finding En-Lightenment

    Acceptance is located in the heart space of neutrality. We are all unique individuals experiencing being human with our own thoughts, perspectives and attitudes.

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  • 06-Jan-2011

    Artist Interrupted

    Life Drawing 101

    In grade school I was given the message that I was not an artist. I just couldn’t get those pinto and white beans glued on the cardboard to look like a smiling face or a cute puppy or a tree...

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  • 02-Dec-2010

    Making Peace with the Holidays

    Meditate Through the Madness

    It is in the pause of my hectic schedule that I notice the grace that fills my day. When I finish my “to do” list, I am afforded the opportunity to say Wahe Guru (Wow!).

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  • 18-Nov-2010

    Through the Clouds

    Journey to the Summit

    When I immerse myself in the experience of nature, I truly feel I am part of something grander than my individual existence. This was the case when Susan from Mill Valley spent three days at my Maine...

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  • 04-Nov-2010

    Dreaming My Life

    The Future Awaits

    Ah, youth! I had so many plans and dreams. I keep peering at my past self and wondering, “Where did I go?” The journey of life – school, career, marriage, child-raising - has been quite a ride.

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  • 30-Sep-2010

    Meditation on the Move

    Sync to Life's Rhythms

    Life is composed of moments of arriving and departing. After a while, there is a rhythm in the ebb and flow of life’s cycles. My personal daily spiritual practice allows me to better connect to the rhythm...

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  • 12-Aug-2010

    Receive and Respond

    Listen to Your Inner Guidance

    Lately, I’ve been called to go deeper, to spend more time in meditation. This call to meditate has been accompanied by a feeling of pulling away...

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  • 05-Aug-2010

    Unravel Life's Mystery

    Thread by Thread

    The other day, when I was setting up the volleyball net for a family picnic, I learned a great lesson and was reminded of a simple truth...

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  • 15-Jul-2010

    The Road Home

    Making Peace with the Journey

    Over the last few years I’ve spent my summers bouncing up to our home in Oregon--traveling from Los Angeles to the Pacific Northwest. Escaping from the city . . .

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  • 01-Jul-2010

    Nothing Left to Lose

    The Nature of Independence

    The history of western civilization reads like a collective effort to understand the word “freedom.” Both the US Independence Day and France's Bastille Day. . .

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  • 10-Jun-2010

    Goan For It

    Yoga on the Beach

    I am not looking to teach yoga on my vacation to Goa and yet, somehow, these two beautiful Italians find me. We meet each morning on the soft, sun bleached sands...

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  • 20-May-2010

    The Quality of Honor

    A Day of Remembrance

    Remembering is an intricate process. Sometimes it’s automatic, coming without warning, and overpowering the rest of the mind’s activities. At other times it can be difficult...

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  • 08-Apr-2010

    Golden Greetings

    In the Heart of Amritsar

    I arrive at night. The Golden Temple sits on the surface of a huge man-made lake (sarovar) in the middle of a bustling city...

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  • 04-Mar-2010

    Imagine That

    Take a Time Out from Doing

    If you believe in the power of the imagination and the wonders that exist beyond what can be seen and touched, that courage of the spirit is the ultimate victory in life...

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  • 11-Feb-2010

    Mantras et Madeleines

    Je t'aime Kundalini

    In the height of summer the streets are warm, almost sticky. The humidity makes you wonder how many times you need to shower just to cool down.

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  • 07-Jan-2010

    Gaelic Gong

    In the Land of Erin

    Descending through the white puffy clouds onto the patchwork of green fields, like a carefully sewn quilt, my long trans-Atlantic flight brought me to Ireland.

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  • 17-Dec-2009

    Winter Solstice

    This Little Light of Mine

    We are about to pivot into winter, which seems cold and bleak until you realize it’s the time when the sun once again begins to expand its presence in our daily lives.

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  • 03-Dec-2009

    Wowee Zowee

    Sunrise in Maui

    Flying thousands of miles across the deep blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, the picturesque Hawaiian Islands appear like a feast for hungry eyes. The rough peaks of dormant volcanoes...

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  • 21-Oct-2009

    Chop Wood, Carry Water

    The Blessing of Chores

    Sweeping, raking, taking out the trash, washing dishes, folding clothes, over and over we do these tasks, an almost automatic movement of hands and feet. The mind is barely attached...

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  • 15-Oct-2009

    A World of Possibilities

    The Yogi's Travelpack

    It happens every time I step off the plane: a wicked smile comes across my face, no matter how physically tired I may be. Oh, how I embrace the excitement of travel...

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  • 07-Sep-2009

    Contentment

    Cherishing Life's Gifts

    It had been one of those days when the morning haze never lifts and everything is muffled and soft: colors, sounds, movements.

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