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This is the Beginning

And now the lotus rises – We are never dying – Forever flying – And always surviving

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yes, this is a photo of my back yard

When I look outside into the backyard of our home, I see a beautiful view of a landscape that I did nothing to create myself. This home is not ours, though it has been graciously offered to us. (more…)

100 Days of Meditation: Day 58

…And you thought meditation was all smiles, rainbows and la-la-la!
The Beast within awakens (and it ain’t pretty).

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Gravity

Those feelings and memories that pull you into the past and don’t let go… you keep getting sucked in… until, one day, you’re finally released from their pull. But, who knows long that will be?

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Country Bunnies

The term gratitude doesn’t even begin to describe the feeling that fills me today. But, it’s the closest word I know to use.

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A Yoga Community is an Awesome Thing

The purpose of telling you about all of this is to let you know that, even though I have suffered so much, I have more to be grateful for right now than I ever have in my entire life.

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Time is a strange thing when you think about it

Life is RIGHT NOW. THIS moment. Not the one before it or the one after it. Instead, life is right here, right now. Yoga has taught me that.

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Of Love, Compassion and Loss

I left the courthouse that day feeling confident and free, but there was still a small part inside of me that was weighed down by the sadness that filled my heart about the Corporal. Even if everything that came down that day was of his own doing, I still couldn’t help but feel sorry for him. Most people don’t and may never see this about him, but I know that he’s not a bad person. He’s actually quite loving, although a little misguided and has some growing up yet to do.

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Inner Dialogue of a Battered Woman Filing a Protection From Abuse Order (PFA)

Please Note: Potential PTSD trigger warning, particularly for those victims of domestic violence, emotional abuse, childhood assault,…

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Devi Lakshmi
An Immanent Upcoming Life Shift… (or, Poopy Diapers at a Yoga Ashram)

Hello blog reader/web surfer/desperate parent seeking solace/being of creativity pursuing enlightenment/bored person looking to kill some time/whatever…

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