The Newsletters

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

Easter Joy

Easter Joy

May You Live Fully Alive In Easter Joyfulness! First of all, thank you so much for your participation in our virtual Lenten Yoga Series and in Holy Week Holy Yoga, experienced on-line for the second year. Who would have thought? Your faithfulness to Jesus, your yoga...

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Lenten Yoga Series, Week Five: Contentment

Lenten Yoga Series, Week Five: Contentment

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have. Hebrews 13:5 In the traditional yoga sacred writings we find the spiritual guidelines called the NIYAMAS. One of these niyamas is SANTOSHA- the art of contentment, feeling at ease, at peace...

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Lenten Yoga Series, Week Two: The Desert

Lenten Yoga Series, Week Two: The Desert

In Sunday’s gospel, Mark says simply, “The Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert and he remained in the desert for forty days.” Have you been to a desert? We have family in Tucson, so I am familiar with the desert in that area. Let me share my observations about this...

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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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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!

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