Monday Mantra: Mad

Bewilderment There are many guises for intelligence. One part of you is gliding in a high windstream, while your ore ordinary notions take little steps and peck at the ground. Conventional knowledge is death to our souls, and it is not really ours. It is laid on. Yet we keep saying we find ‘rest’ in … Continue reading

Satya and the Art of Conversation

As I tried to gather my thoughts about what I wanted to write about in this post, I came across this segment from a 2012 NY Times article, “The Flight from Conversation”, by Sherry Turkle, that encapsulated what I was thinking: “FACE-TO-FACE conversation unfolds slowly. It teaches patience. When we communicate on our digital devices, … Continue reading

Lineage

As a teacher, I am always looking for inspiration. Undoubtedly, there are times of year when I feel tired or burned out. I have not lost my love of teaching, but the inner fire of my teaching spirit is lower than usual, diminished by long periods of time in the classroom. It is part of … Continue reading

Preserving Practice

Preserving a daily meditation practice is tough. You would think that teaching yoga would instill a staying drive and discipline in you, but I have to say, while teaching has deepened my personal practice on the mat and sharpened my awareness off of it, I have not yet solidified a regular meditation practice for myself. … Continue reading

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