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Shedding What is Not Real

Inner Voice exposes its’ truth to others stays real honoring what we know wounded and distressed it may be restoring sensations of being alive dismantling the false self in a centering prayer shifting into gentle peace

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Learning to be Gentle With Me…

A picture speaks a thousands words! I haven’t written lately because like many of you out there, I have taken on a lot in the name of wanting to better myself.  Sometimes the lines are fuzzy for me as to when it is appropriate to agree to something and when I must decline for the …

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Move the Suffering

“That’s when you really need to just do it…You’ll feel better after going…Oh that’s the best medicine, you’ll feel such a release”  These are the tapes that play when contemplating blowing off a yoga practice because I feel like parking myself with a book and a glass of wine instead.  The therapy that lies in …

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Defying “Generation Me” with Gratitude!

Today I saw the friend who gifted me this weeping yogi.  This person is young, in her early twenties and has admirable qualities.  She possesses gratitude, something admirable for such a young woman to master in our society and for someone who is in the so-called, “Generation Me”.  Her actions defy the definition that society has placed …

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Everyday Inspiration

It is wonderful to approach the end of a yoga class with the recitation of an inspirational passage.  This book has many meaningful narratives that resonate with those of us who open up completely during a powerful  practice and lie still waiting to be filled with words of wisdom.  After enjoying this book read to me …

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Yoga Intensive Weekend #1!

  Picture found on Pinterest  originating from the site http://becausewecandoit.tumblr.com/ In a recent blog post I expressed my desire to Inspire and be inspired.  This past week I have been inspired to inspire as it was my first week as a student of Mimi from the first cohort of teacher trainees at State of Grace …

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Prayerful Presence Replaces Worry

The cause of most stress and worry lies in thoughts of the past or fretting about the future. The past is gone, not forgotten but tucked away, when our minds choose to tear out thoughts of the past our bodies relive the sensations that were already felt in the past. In this practice of recycling emotions …

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Twist and Shake, “There Might Be People in There”

One of my favorite yoga instructors said something very powerful recently while I was upside down, twisting and sweating.  While encouraging the class to hold a pose just a bit longer than desired she said, “there might be people in there”.  The scary part was that I knew exactly what she was talking about on …

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