Grace and Gratitude

One of my earliest yoga teachers – Sharon Gannon – performing a dance (in the video below) at Jivamukti Yoga School on 9th Street and 2nd Avenue. She writes: “Here I am performing the asana dance “Lily” at the Jivamukti Yoga school at 2nd Ave and 9th street–We would put on a party with a…

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Never Give Up. Always Surrender.

I received this message in my inbox from Heather Bleasdell, Citizen Witch. Never give up. Always Surrender. ~ Heather Bleasdell Her wise words makes so much sense to me right now. Caring for my partner while he is recovering from open heart surgery has been a constant surrendering to the situation at hand and taking…

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108 Days of American Sentence ~ Day 16

Church lady sucker punch,  didn’t see it coming and I’m still spinning. ~ Hey folks ~ The original plan was to write a sentence everyday for 108 days. Plans got derailed – since I began 108 Days of American Sentence, my sweet man had emergency open heart surgery. I’ve been with him along the entire…

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Sisters Walking into the Lion’s Mouth

Stories about the Dakota Access Pipeline have been troubling my heart for some time now – this story by Victory Lonnquist especially moved me, brought me to tears, touched me on so many levels. Maybe it’s the moon, or my moon – or that water, the earth, women – are so powerful and yet, so repressed…

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Stone House, Wine, the Forest, and the Sea

This is stunning. Fantastical beauty by Amanda Palmer and her father Jack (and friends). This video is a lush dreamscape. Just watch.   I originally saw this video on Pitchfork.

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Shine a light on your fear

Fellow Jersey-girl Marie Forleo has some great advice about dealing with criticism. She says: Everything that you love is disliked by somebody. It’s a whole lot easier to critique a thing, than to make a thing. Do not give anyone the power to make you feel worthless. Watch the video on a great technique for vanquishing your…

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