On Ahimsa

Yoga is more than a workout.  It’s an 8 limbed philosophy that lays over all cultural and religious belief systems.  It doesn’t matter your nationality, your race, your economic situation, the 8 limbed path is for all people.  One of the 8 limbs is the Yamas, a set of principles that when practiced allow the […]

The Theme for 2022

I haven’t written in a while because life threw a big fat curve ball my way. I fell off a horse in the fall and broke both bones in my forearm. Well, I shattered one and broke the other. It happened two hours before my stepson’s wedding. You read that right. A month later, my […]

Transformation

Artwork by Paige Bradley, titled Expansion. Bronze and electricity. This week I have had three networking meetings. Stacey is a public speaker/ brand maven, Rachel is a life coach/yoga teacher, and Jeff, a business owner/audiovisual tech. What they all had in common was a life transformation. As I listened, I noticed a thematic arc to […]

Flow

“Be the river and not the reed.” We stood on the bridge watching the people on inner tubes navigate a small section of shallow white water.  Most of the tubes were tethered together in pairs. Most of the pairs had one guy with a stick used to help navigate the hazards in the river.  There […]

Trust the Process

You can’t bake a cake unless you follow the recipe. Sure, you can ignore the recipe but you probably won’t end up with a cake. – Anon. When I first started on my journey, it was so annoying when people would say, “You’re exactly where you need to be.” Honestly, I thought it was condescending.  […]

Surrender

Surrender is laying down your weapons and waiting further instruction. – Military definition When I’m struggling with God, my weapons are justification and rationalization, selfishness and self-centeredness, entitlement and expectation, bargaining and negotiating, judgment and critical thinking. I don’t want to surrender my weapons. They are mine and I know how to use them. What […]