Living from the Heart, Michelle's Memoir, Poetry, The New Story, Writings

This I Believe (2019)

I believe in words. I believe in magic. I believe in the sky, the sun and the moon. I believe in the earth. I believe in nature. I believe in sacred air. I believe in sacred fire and stars. I believe in sacred water. I believe in deep breath. I believe in Buddha. I believe… Continue reading This I Believe (2019)

Dharma Teachings, Education, Hatha Yoga Practice, Michelle's Memoir, Writings

Will Yoga Send You Straight to Hell?

Read the original on elephant. “There’s the spiritual health risk. When you take up those practices from other cultures, which are outside our Christian domain, you don’t know what you are opening yourself up to. The bad spirit can be communicated in a variety of ways.” Father Roland Colhoun, a Catholic priest in Londonderry, Northern… Continue reading Will Yoga Send You Straight to Hell?

Michelle's Memoir, wisdom quotes, Writings

Grappling with God.

Who is God? What is God? When is God? Where is God? Why is God? How is God? In short, God is Us. Everything. Now. Everywhere. Because there is nothing outside God. He is not a He; She is not a She. God is formless, timeless, priceless and wonder full. I’ll never forget my best… Continue reading Grappling with God.

Dharma Teachings, Michelle's Memoir, Relating, Writings

Holy Sh*t: How I Was Captivated by Fundamentalist Christianity

Note to readers: This is the entire story of my summer of Jesus and Buddha. Previously published in five parts on elephant journal, I have revised and consolidated it into one. I am seeking suggestions for a captivating title. If you think of one, please email me or leave it in the comments section. Thank… Continue reading Holy Sh*t: How I Was Captivated by Fundamentalist Christianity