The Newsletters

Sometimes, I write. And I want to share some of the little nuggets that I write, with you. 

February Funk

February Funk

Hey Friends, how do you feel about the month of February? Have you ever heard anyone say, "I absolutely love the month of February"? I personally think that February is Mother Nature's worst practical joke ever! And maybe that is what is contributing to my mood on...

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Epiphany Week

Epiphany Week

One of my favorite thoughts to reflect on this time of year is from Fulton Sheen, who said that it should be no surprise that the magi returned home by another route, for no one comes to Christand goes back the same way!I absolutely love this thought. Perhaps this...

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Unboxing God

Unboxing God

For me, one of the upsides of this past year has been more time to pray, read, journal, and meditate. An over-riding spiritual theme that has been coursing through these practices has been an awakening to how small I and, I dare say, most of us have made The Divine...

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Come Back

Come Back

FEELING DRAINED AND A BIT EMPTY THESE DAYS? While I would never say that yoga alone will fill you back up, I certainly believe that a relationship with the Divine Mystery can do just that! We are made to be in relationship with our Creator and when we deny or ignore...

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Be Still

Be Still

BE STILL AND KNOW THAT I AM GOD   Psalm 46:10 Pause. Be Still.  Breathe in God’s breath, God’s energy, God’s peace.  Being still is a challenge.  We do not live in a world that supports stillness, but our yoga practice certainly does.  We begin and end our yoga...

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God is Relational

God is Relational

For many of us these past months have offered a change in routine which may have resulted in more time to spend on spiritual matters. reading, praying and meditating.  That has certainly been the case for me; a blessing offered by the pandemic and time spent...

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My Yoga History

My Yoga History

During my recent recovery, I took an excellent on-line course entitled "Defining Yoga Through History, Philosophy and Worldview".  The teacher challenged us to be able to defend our yoga practice to those who may find yoga to be incongruent with Christian teaching,...

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The Calling of Matthew

The Calling of Matthew

I love to put myself in the middle of the gospel action, trailing alongside Jesus and watching His every move.  And so today I imagine myself in the crowd as Jesus approaches Matthew the tax collector; Matthew, a Jew and despised traitor, whose job it was to separate...

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John 3:16

John 3:16

THIS IS HOW MUCH GOD LOVES THIS WORLD-- HE GAVE HIS ONE AND ONLY SON AS A GIFT! This should give us chills, my friends.  Jesus is the face of God revealed to mankind, freely given from an unquenchable flow of unfathomable love for each of us!  Pope Francis said, "When...

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Change of Perspective

Change of Perspective

I would like you to use your imagination for a few minutes.  Imagine standing in the middle of time square in New York City on a crystal clear night and staring up into the sky.  What do you see?  What CAN you see, in spite of all the bright lights around you that...

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Pentecost

Pentecost

Come, Holy Spirit, Into My Yoga Practice This week many liturgical churches will be celebrating Pentecost Sunday, the day the Holy Spirit descended on the early church.  How fitting that many of our churches reopened on this Pentecost Sunday for the first time since...

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Power

Power

What Are You Plugged In To? God said to me once and for all, “All the strength and power you need flows from me!”                                                                Psalm 62:11 The Passion Translation Our drive, our source of energy, our power has to come...

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Peace

Peace

PEACE BE WITH YOU John 14: 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. Sweet yogis, please know that you are not alone if you are feeling like anxiety has a grip on...

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SURRENDER AND STRENGTH

SURRENDER AND STRENGTH

It's 1989 and that is my precious Meghan posing with me for a Mothers Day ad! We are breaking out and having some fun this week as we practice to a playlist honoring Moms! A little Ave Maria, some Christmas tunes, and even some boy bands singing about their mammas! ...

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Mindful Living

It’s important to take time to reflect – and I take some of that time here. Feel free to read about what I’ve been learning, and share your thoughts with me, too!