Cheers! Do you have any "silly" or interesting rituals, like when kids try to avoid stepping on sidewalk cracks? When it comes to my Seahawks fandom, I'm pretty ridiculous because I "know" my actions throughout the week impact the game. I'll hold yoga poses for 12 counts, dry my hair to multiples of 12, schedule … Continue reading Get Your Shine On!
You know the saying, "you are what you eat"? The further I adventure in life, the more I realize this is True on pretty much ALL levels. What I'm saying is: Spiritually, emotionally, physically, mentally, and relationally we become who we spend time with, the types of images we gaze upon, the ways of behaving we … Continue reading We are What We “Eat” (Mind, Body, & Spirit), Let’s “Feast” Upon Beauty & Goodness
When you bring to mind someone, or thing, who hurt or wronged you, what happens in your body and spirit? Believe it or not, these days the person who most fits that category in my neck of the woods, bringing bodily tension and energetic chaos, is me! For my 6am Monday morning yoga class I … Continue reading Invitation to Embody Forgiveness
I LOVE yoga and Jesus! The brilliant thing is they go together like peanut butter and chocolate, the combination of which, to me, is basically heaven in your mouth. While I’ve “only” been practicing yoga for a bit over eight years, I’ve been Christian my whole life. The thing is, over the last few years … Continue reading 6 Ways Yoga is Prayer
Years ago someone shared with me how she'd been sexually abused in her childhood. In my naivety, I remember being saddened for her, while also thinking as an adult she must have moved on and healed from that "distant" trauma. To make a long story short, I later found out I was SUPER wrong. Experiencing … Continue reading Meditation on Raising Our Vibration
Music has a magical way of transforming us. In many ways musicians are modern day prophets, telling us life-changing Truths disguised by a catchy hook. We recently saw Jason Mraz in concert, and time and time again I found myself thinking: “Wow! If, or when, we do what he’s saying things will be AMAZING.” So, … Continue reading Life Lessons from Jason Mraz: Love is a Four Letter Word and More!