If one were to take a survey of the many people involved in yoga today about what brought them into yoga, we would find a huge variety of reasons running ...
“We obviously cannot confront this tangled world alone…. It takes no great insight to realize that we have no choice but to think together, ponder together, in groups and communities. The question is how to do this. How to come together and think and hear each other in order to touch, or be touched by […]
I don’t normally repost from the blog I share with David, The Slender Thread, but wanted to share this with everyone. To read the complete article please visit Parabola Magazine (Spring 2013 Edition). A Visit with Ram Dass Posted on October 6, 2012 on The Slender Thread “I Am Loving Awareness” Laura and David with Ram Dass, […]
Reposted from The Slender Thread Creativity and Yoga | The Slender Thread. Laura and I are currently planning our Creativity and Yoga workshops for later this month atHui No‘eau Visual Arts Center on Maui. And we are asking the question: what serves what? Are we using yoga to stimulate creativity, or are we using creativity to […]
Politics has been on everyone’s mind as the elections near. In such a heated climate, religion, philosophy and spirituality are often used as one of the driving forces behind political culture wars. The secular public naturally begins to get a sour taste of religion when religious groups come forward in defense or opposition of particular […]
Where we let go of what we are, we become what we might be. ~ Lao Tzu For the past several satsangs and blog posts I’ve attempted to relate yoga and the yoga sutras to daily life – our trials, tribulations, and, on occasion, relationships – however, as we progress through the contemplative discipline of yoga, we see that yoga aims to […]
Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity. - Pema Chödrön I love facebook—it’s a good reflection of what’s in the […]