beginning anew: cartwheels, chocolate cake + a clear path

In honor of my birthday on August 4th, I vowed to spend time enjoying the people and activities I love: special meals with family; a mini-ice cream party with my son, nieces, and nephew; walking the labyrinth; a midnight birthday meditation; hitting the trail for a run; waking up at 4:30 AM to share my…

awakening the voice of self-love

Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening. ~Lisa M. Hayes At the beginning of the month, Sangha decided our aspiration for study and practice in February would be (1) to dissolve the inner critic and (2) to awaken the voice of self-love. We all have experienced the harsh self-defeating tones of an inner…

heart, sweetened with intention

toward which direction is your heart stretching? know that this organic force, opening and guiding your heart, is the seed of intention. what are you breathing life into? know fully that the breath is the fuel growing intentions into aspirations. connect with and align your thoughts, words and deeds with the seeds of intention blossoming…