Meditation on Learning Deep Joy from Santa

Sometimes I get tired of myself, do you know what I mean?  Can you relate?  I regularly spend a good chunk of time crafting words to inspire/encourage people, and to get a good yoga pic to put with them on Facebook and Instagram ... only some days barely anyone or nobody "likes" my efforts to … Continue reading Meditation on Learning Deep Joy from Santa

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The Importance of Letting Our Life Speak

Aren't the twists and turns of life crazy?  Five years ago in seminary, I planned to help change thousands of lives by preaching Good News to people.  Instead, I'm teaching yoga and have a MUCH smaller circle of influence.  Yet, I can't tell you how many students express their deep appreciation for me.  I don't … Continue reading The Importance of Letting Our Life Speak

Meditation on Praising the Effort, NOT the Outcome

I've been working on getting into handstand for over three years now.  I'm still not there, but I'm getting closer and closer.  Are there poses or character traits or habits or routines you really want to do or be ... but aren't yet?  Often in both yoga and life we beat ourselves up when we … Continue reading Meditation on Praising the Effort, NOT the Outcome