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Tag Archives: Meditation
Cynicism Recidivism (or zero f*cks to give)
Our practice always shows us where we’re stuck. If we pay attention, we’re always shown where we’re being a little too rigid or perhaps too slack. Of late, I’ve been suffering from the NYC affliction: cynicism and hardness. And while I know that those afflictions can be present and I don’t need to BE cynicalContinue reading “Cynicism Recidivism (or zero f*cks to give)”
The other night as I was making my way home, I popped open HopStop to check the timing of the subway. I rarely need the app for navigation purposes, but it does come in handy at times. As I scrolled down to check the times, there was a “Planned Service Change” notice. It read, “HopStopContinue reading “Get Lost!”
The Soul Level
Awakening can be defined as the beginning or rousing of something. In our practice, we can define it as an expansion or shift in consciousness. But what is it we’re supposed to do with this beginning? What are we supposed to do with this shift? Michael Stone, the Buddhist teacher and author, whose work “manifestsContinue reading “The Soul Level”
Who Am I?
Over the past twenty plus years of practice, I’ve had the great honor and privilege of being part of a number of extraordinary yoga communities. Each with their distinct view of the practice. Each with unique teachers sharing their talents and insights. All feeding into and defining who I am today. Alan Watts says weContinue reading “Who Am I?”
May (and beyond) Happenings!
Happy May Folks! I’ve had the great honor and privilege to be guiding a group of Teacher Trainees through asana practice at Brooklyn Yoga Project. It’s been humbling to watch them ride the waves. But the student is always the teacher…and it has also allowed me the opportunity to learn more about myself and thisContinue reading “May (and beyond) Happenings!”
April (and Beyond) Happenings!
March took on a little different shape which included the search for a new apartment. Anyone who has done it in New York knows it’s a full-time job! I’m happy to say, after 29 years of living on the Isle of Man (a.k.a. Manhattan), I’ve found new digs in wilds of Brooklyn…and, quite frankly, IContinue reading “April (and Beyond) Happenings!”
Paulo Coelho on Love
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving. ~Paulo Coelho
Jiddu Krishnamurti on Love
The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed. ~Jiddu Krishnamurti
William Blake on Love
I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love. ~William Blake