Doorknobs: A Gateway to Awareness

Ah…the roles we play… Spouse, parent, sibling, employee or employer…there are MANY versions of you.  Certainly you are perceived by your co-workers in one way, and by your spouse or children in a different way. Are you the “same” person in the evening that you were in the morning? Are you the same person today [...]

Hooked on a Feeling

What is “it” that continues to pull into entertaining old habits, behaviors, and emotional conditions, even after we have practiced meditation, incorporated the PAUSE into our daily activities, and have actively woken up to declare the day good for months on end? Old mental patterns, or habits, we realize them when they occur…we have trained [...]

Rumi’s Field of Peace

Through Bhakti meditation practice, we bring our full selves into a profound state of Peace, and then offer this peace to all beings. Building, and rising from prior mediation practices, we continue to allow all actions, thoughts, beliefs…etc to flow from Heart Center, realizing, accepting that we are not the Doer. Releasing Ego so we [...]

Practicing Peace

Cultivating inner peace is the foundation of all spiritual practices. Our inner world is reflected in our outer world experiences through connections with others, and is expressed as compassion, justice, promoting non-violence, and embracing diversity. While fear, hatred, and violence are infectious, so is peace. Therefore, as Peacekeepers or Light workers, we must commit to [...]

Why do you “do” the things that you Do?

Intention is the key word to remember in this teaching. Intention is your specific purpose in performing an action or series of actions.  Intentions set with the Rational Mind will have an end or goal or expected outcome. In other words, there is a something to gain, usually some pleasant reward that moves us into [...]

Understanding Mindfulness AND Concentration

Your practices of Mindfulness and Meditation are a mental balancing act that cultivate two different aspects of the mind. However, by balancing the facilities of the mind, you establish peace and clarity of the mind. These two practices can be compared to the wings of a bird. With two strong and balanced wings, you fly [...]

What is Bhakti Meditation?

Bhakti yoga meditation is a practice of absolute devotion, combining a variety of techniques including visualization, sound and senses, but mostly emotional passion raised and directed toward our own unique remembrance of the Divine…the beloved one Source of all that Is. Simply, it is a heart-based process that allows for one-pointed / single-minded unwavering love [...]

Minding the Emotions

In mindfulness practice we come to view the emotions as being a separate entity that is not the Self. From your own life experience, you are aware that having an emotion can be either quite pleasurable, or rise into conditions such as anxiety, fear, jealousy, doubt.  Obviously, living through the rise and fall of negative [...]

Give Away Everything you Want

Today’s lesson invokes the Law of Cause and Effect, and is actually quite simple to understand, although difficult for most of us to put into practice. Many of us struggle trying to “get what we want,” but to obtain your desires easily and effortlessly, you must first believe that you have what you want…and such [...]

Joy Affirmation

It is the imprints of the Mind that move the unseen forces and laws of the Universe. Generally, these imprints of the mind are called thoughts, however; an imprint of the Mind is the combined vibration of thought and emotion. In short, you, as a conscious creator, move the laws of the Universe: Law of [...]