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Awareness & Consciousness Arise from Nothingness

Awareness transcends what it is aware of. It is as separate as light is from
what it shines upon. You are consciousness, and you can free yourself from
all of this
[pain and suffering] by relaxing behind it.     Michael A. Singer

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Image courtesy of Stuart Miles FreeDigitalPhotos.net

I return refreshed from a month of gardening followed by a week-long yoga intensive. Each summer at this time, I treat myself to these occasions of being purposefully led through a transformational experience. Always my intention is the same — to awaken to my unconscious habits and to continue the work of liberating these deeply held patterns from my body. Read more »

Effortless Effort Untethers the Soul

The truth is, everything will be okay as soon as you are okay with everything.
And that’s the only time everything will be okay.     Michael Singer

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Image courtesy of Stuart Miles FreeDigitalPhotos.net

It takes great trust to be okay with everything and everyone.  Believing in the inherent goodness of all circumstances and people is challenging enough in today’s climate. Read more »

See with Intuition — not Illusion 

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes,
but in having new eyes.     Marcel Proust

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Image courtesy of Stuart Miles FreeDigitalPhotos.net

In my interpretation of Proust’s statement, having a new perspective alludes to using all six senses — intuition as well as taste, touch, smell, sound and sight — to deduce what is real. Read more »

Chaos and Contentment — Two Sides of the Same Coin?

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As I virtually witness outer world chaos materializing into global terrorism and other seeming madness, like Donald Trump’s ascendancy to presidential candidate, I wonder where this is leading.   Read more »

Never-ending Construction

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In January, I felt within me a growing sense of impending change.  As each month unfolded, some event emerged to affirm this knowing amidst my uncertainty.  Such is the paradox of life.  

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Deep Listening — Breaking Through to Effortless Living

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Image courtesy of Ambro FreeDigitalPhotos.net

There comes a time in one’s wisdom journey where healing personal wounds is outgrown and replaced by a concern for the collective “woundedness” of our planet and humanity at large. These shared, universal wounds — poverty, pollution, oppression/terrorism, disease, etc. — are stored in the deepest grooves of the human brain, which overtime negatively alter our DNA and pass from generation to generation in their groundswell of enmity. Read more »

Keep On Keeping On 

One of the hardest decisions you’ll ever face in life is choosing
whether to walk away or try harder.     Ziad K. Abdelnour

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Image courtesy of marcolm FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Whenever life invites me to participate in change — which is pretty much every day — I am excited to dive into these new adventures.  For someone whose attention and energy can get distracted by “little shiny bits,” the beginning stage of any change easily draws me in.  Of course, these little shiny bits of inspiration are the drawing card for most of us. Read more »

Immortality — A Journey to the Soul

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Image courtesy of iosphere FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Today is my first day back from an annual yoga retreat in which we (six yoginis) diagnosed and designed a weekend experience to suit our current development and growth needs. Read more »

Universal Truths — What We NOW Know To Be True

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Image courtesy of Salvatore Vuono FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Now that we are well into this millennium’s second decade, three universal truths — facts or beliefs accepted as true and applicable across all cases — have risen to dominance in my life. Read more »

Everyone & Everything is Connected

There are no bad people, only bad systems frustrating good people from doing good work.

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In 25 years of supporting individuals and organizations to move from Now to WOW in their growth and development, the default reaction of blaming another person or chasing the perceived “people problem” has at best created short-term superficial improvements in happiness and performance. Read more »

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