Buddha meets Bhakti in a joyous exploration of NOW!

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MAY
28
2014

When death comes

When death comes like the hungry bear in autumn; when death comes and takes all the bright coins from his purse to buy me, and snaps the purse shut; when death comes like the measles-pox; when death comes like an iceberg between the shoulder blades, I want to step through the
MAY
28
2014

Deepening the Wonder

Death is a favor to us, But our scales have lost their balance The impermanence of the body Should give us great clarity, Deepening the wonder in our senses and eyes Of this mysterious existence we share And are surely just traveling through. If I were in the Tavern tonight,
APR
16
2014

Visiting Holy Shrines

If you circumambulated every holy shrine in the world Ten times, It would not get you to heaven As quickly As controlling your anger. — Kabir
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APR
16
2014

The Silk Worm

I stood before a silk worm one day And that night my heart said to me, “I can do things like that, I can spin skies, I can be woven into love that can bring warmth to people; I can be soft against a crying face, I can be wings that lift, and I can travel on my thousand feet
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APR
16
2014

My Poems Attempt

All of what I would want my child to know my poems attempt. We are infants before each other, are we not, so vulnerable to each other’s words and movements. A school I sat in cured me of hurting others. I have come to see that all are seated at His table, and I have become His
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APR
16
2014

Huddled Beneath the Sky

The sadness I have caused any face by letting a stray word strike it, any pain I have caused you, what can I do to make us even? Demand a hundred fold of me – I’ll pay it. During the day I hold my feet accountable to watch out for wondrous insects and their friends. Why would I
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APR
16
2014

That Lives in Us

If you put your hands on this oar with me, they will never harm another, and they will come to find they hold everything you want. If you put your hands on this oar with me, they would no longer lift anything to your mouth that might wound your precious land – that sacred earth
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JAN
23
2014

Yin Yoga Teacher Trainings

Yin Yoga Teacher Training Module I: The Bones and The Breath – Anatomy and Physiology of Yin Yoga Dive (Y)In! Yin Yoga already challenges you to sink deeper into your hips and spine than you believed was possible. In this training you will plunge deeper into the system,
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MAR
27
2013

Spring has arrived

Spring has arrived, and thankfully today’s weather feels like the temperature will soon catch up to the season. I’ll admit that last Monday’s “springflakes” made me want to climb back into bed and hide. Here’s hoping that you, too, are being
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FEB
12
2013

St. Valentine’s Day!

Here is an article I wrote 17 years ago about St. Valentine’s Day. It appreared in The Main Street, a short-lived publication that my friend, Nathan Lerner was involved with. This was written back when going to a library was the primary way to research a subject.  To this
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