Coming Into the Light

I’m just back from retreat. For me, so much comes to light through the process of retreat. Luckily this process is for us all, and so formal retreat or not, I offer it to you through the following reflection. Coming to Light: – We need to feel safe – We thrive when we are heard – We become free …

Life’s Nudge

I am officially back teaching my classes and privates this week. Parting with my little one this soon has been tough. I wouldn’t have done it if life hadn’t nudged me. I of course considered taking more time, but whenever I looked more closely, it was clear that I was being asked to step back …

The Flow of Grace

One step back to take two steps forward. This common saying turns out to be true. That our progress actually requires us to first regress. We all know the phrase but each time it’s confirmed in my own life I find myself somehow surprised, or learning it as if for the first time. I’ve now …

Recognition

What more can I say– birth is a moment of recognition, whether seen as meeting the world for the first time, giving form to life’s potential, or in re-birth, having a life-changing experience of life’s all-powerful throb. To re-cognize is to see once more– life in oneself and oneself in all of life. The edges …

A Talk on Moksha Shiva

Given during the installation of a new Shiva murti at the WYC’s 45th Anniversary Celebration (I invite you to change any reference of ‘as a school’ to ‘as seekers’ so that you feel included, because you are!) Moksha means Truly Free—what does true freedom look like/mean? In this form of Shiva there is a graceful …