"And now I feel so different..." Sinead O'Connor 

                              Sitting writing this blog post, finding the essence of the Goddess, despite how I feel I look.

 

Courage over Comfort.

I’m not sure where this phrase came from last week, but I wrote it a couple of times in my…

"Surf City here we come" The Beach Boys

Floating around on waves in the ocean has been known to induce many insights and encourage life-changing epiphanies. This raw connection to the elements brings us into close relationship with the environment, and ourselves. Some may ponder life’s fleetingness and…

"Day is done, gone the sun..." Taps

“Day is done, gone the sun, from the lakes, from the hills, from the skies...God is nigh.” Most evenings at dusk I sit on my porch and sing this song, watching the sun sink into Lake Cocibolca’s horizon here on…

"Relax." Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

Yoga nidra sesh while waiting for the ferry in Swartz Bay

 

So many of you know that I’ve been touting the benefits of yoga nidra for several years. My friend Jaya Leigh introduced it to me ages ago and I’ve…

"You've got the eyes of a stranger." Toto

"Excuse me Sir.....I don't think you should go up there!"

“I’ve always relied on the kindness of strangers” was a memorable line that came out of Tennyson’s A Streetcar Named Desire, and it’s always resonated with me on so many…

"Teach Your Children Well" CSNY

I saw a woman wearing a tee shirt many years ago in a security line in an airport in Australia that read, “Oh no! I forgot to have children!” I had to stop and take her picture.  

I felt like…

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"Who Are You?" Pete Townsend

This is a question I've been asking myself a lot lately...with the prompts of conversations with friends, readings from Sri Ramana Maharshi, and Gangaji. As I embark upon a new chapter in life (moving back out west) and trying to…

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"If you are young at heart..." Carolyn Leigh

 Last week in Peru I had one of those moments where I thought, “Shit. I’m getting old.” I was getting ready to head out on a day trip to the hot springs and was putting my boots on at the…

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"These boots are made for walklin'..."" Nancy Sinatra

Taking myself out for a walk last fall on the Camino 


“If we walk far enough,” says Dorothy confidently, “we shall sometime come to someplace.” The Wizard of Oz 
Hmmm. I love this thought. It was a year ago more…

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"Slow and low tht is the tempo" Beastie Boys

Long Duck Dong from Korea whom Kiara and I fell in love with. He taught us a few forms of meditation and told us to focus on our "abdolman" and to practice "compassion", which, with my ears and his accent…

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"You can go your own Way." Fleetwood Mac

So....I was going to post my last two blogs over the past few days and I´m not sure if Mercury is still in retrograde but it seems that every time I tried to log onto computers where I´d be staying…