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Is Patience The Secret to Freedom?

In a recent yoga class, the teacher read a passage from a book regarding patience and presence. The passage read that patience is often thought of “having to wait." And that was when I really connecte…

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You Are This Moment

All the power and fulfillment humans yearn for exist in the present moment. In the now is tremendous energy, more than the mind can imagine. Nothing could be closer, yet nothing slips away faster. …

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The Secrets Of “Stealthy Meditation” Revealed

People sometimes make the mistake of thinking that meditation needs to not only happen in a quiet, seated position, but that it needs to happen on the ideal cushion, and in the most serene and peacefu…

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Do Not Worry About Tomorrow

Jesus explicitly told his followers not to earn a living, save money, plan ahead, or worry about the future. If he was offering one of his most radical injunctions, it became the least followed. T…

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The Material World vs. Pure Possibility

The universe runs on a switch with only two positions, on and off. “On” is the material world with all its events and objects. “Off” is pure possibility, the changing room where particles go when no…

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Yoga, Mindfulness, and Being Mugged

I recently read this article in Elephant Journal by Sadie Nardini about how she used the skills she learned from her yoga practice to talk her way though a mugging and walk away relatively unscathed. …

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Everyday Meditation – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of Everyday Meditation: 100 Daily Meditations for Health, Stress Relief, and Everyday Joy, by Tobin Blake. Check out this meditation on past and present, and then leave a co…

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Create Present Reality

We all have a deep psychological drive to keep pace with the impulse of creation. There are needs that can and should be satisfied in the present…Among these is every human being’s central need to ex…

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Live In The Present

Everything you think and feel reflects who you are. If you think and feel from a superficial level of awareness, that is who you are. To dive deeper into yourself and, hopefully, to get to that plac…

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Today is a Very Special Day

A new year has a very special effect: it makes us feel like we have the chance to start over, to do things right this time, to make amends, to become the person we really know we can be. Hence all tho…

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