Finding Gaps, Together and Alone

A few weeks ago, TaraMarie posted a Monday Mantra piece that, based on the level of response in the comment section, seemed to really strike a chord in our community. (You can access the post, which might redefine your notion of laziness, here). In thinking about trying to insert some “gaps” into my life, I … Continue reading

Monday Mantra: Warriorship

“The essence of warriorship, or the essence of human bravery, is refusing to give up on anyone or anything.” – Chogyam Trungpa, Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior This past weekend, our group of training teachers and I investigated the Warrior postures for alignment, safe teaching, and expression. We discussed the specific humanity of … Continue reading

Gently Resilient

Gently resilient. I have fallen in love with this pairing of words devised by Drake, an attendee of Tuesday night’s discussion at Shambhala Meditation Center of New York. In being asked who he was and how he aspired to be, he offered those two incredibly specific, and perhaps uncommonly paired, words: Gently. Resilient. As an … Continue reading

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