Interbeing, Mindfulness, New Paradigm in Practice

5 Dynamic Meditations for Busy People

Do you have trouble sitting still sometimes? Modern life is super busy with a seemingly endless list of tasks, commitments, priorities, and responsibilities. The breakneck speed of technological development and the rushed pace of urban life create the perfect storm. In summation, many of us are currently more productive—and more stressed out—than ever. The human mind entertains… Continue reading 5 Dynamic Meditations for Busy People

Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, Poetry, Power, The New Story

Please quit working for the weekend.

My life has radically, gradually changed in the past ten years. Radical change takes its precious time. It happens a little bit every day. I am immeasurably more free than I was a decade ago, in many aspects. I still have a lot of work to do, lifetimes of it. I used to drive a… Continue reading Please quit working for the weekend.

Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, Poetry, The New Story, Traveling

Eternal Spring Cleaning

There's this sense I have arrived Silly, since there's actually no destination Silly, since arrival would be stagnation I am in a place that prior only existed in my mind, in daydreams and visions Utopia, no, simply birdsong and water, mountains and sky all around A heart-centered home of trees and green and cats and… Continue reading Eternal Spring Cleaning

Dharma Teachings, Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, wisdom quotes

4 Enduring Teachings from a Dearly Departed Energy Healer

{Read the full, original post on Elephant Journal.} I pulled four Tarot cards that embody some of Kirsten's greatest teachings and have included several quotes below from the book she gifted me, The Mythic Tarot by Juliet Sharman-Burke and Liz Greene. May these symbols and messages be of benefit. Ace of Cups “The Ace of Cups heralds… Continue reading 4 Enduring Teachings from a Dearly Departed Energy Healer

Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, Poetry, wisdom quotes

Our Lives are Better for Having Known Her.

"Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well." ~ Gautama Buddha A beloved sister, mother, healer and friend has died. She could be free now from the cycles of birth and death and rebirth. Yet all who knew her know she will be back. She… Continue reading Our Lives are Better for Having Known Her.

Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Michelle's Memoir, Mindfulness, The New Story, Traveling

13 E – Reflections on the Journey

Today is 13 E in the Mayan calendar. E represents the path, the spiritual journey, the stepping stones of life and practice. 13 is the last number in the cycle, the day when the veil is said to be thinner between our mundane, everyday experience and the magical mystery of divine energy that animates the… Continue reading 13 E – Reflections on the Journey