The Newsletters

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

The Love of Christ Made Visible

The Love of Christ Made Visible

We've all been saddened by the pictures coming out of Ukraine and perhaps felt helpless, asking how can we possibly make a difference in the suffering of our brothers and sisters whose lives have been permanently changed by the senseless Russian invasion? The humanity...

read more
Lent From a Child’s Perspective

Lent From a Child’s Perspective

Last week I picked my three grandkids up from school, and over Graeder’s ice cream cones I mentioned to them that Lent was coming up soon. Oh, my goodness, the protests that spilled forth! There was a loud “Oh no!” and an “I don’t like Lent” and a few other...

read more
Stealing Time and Other Things

Stealing Time and Other Things

Remember, yoga was never meant to just be a physical practice, as it has largely become in the western world. We know this by studying the Yoga Sutras, the traditional yoga text that describes the yoga philosophy and way of life. The sutras describe an eightfold path...

read more
Get Quiet And Listen

Get Quiet And Listen

Speak Lord, your servant is listening. - 1Sameul 3:10 My hope is that you will always find Fully Alive Yoga to be a place where you can just show up as you are and not as how you think you should be. Where you are comfortable practicing in the body God created...

read more
A New Road Traveled

A New Road Traveled

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...

read more
Boat Dock and God

Boat Dock and God

Let's face it, we tend to be spiritual drifters from time to time.  As I sat this morning to pray and meditate I realized how far from my Dock I have drifted the last few weeks, bouncing around in my lifeboat distracted by travel and other issues. The Divine...

read more
Who are our Teachers?

Who are our Teachers?

I recently spent a week in California with Rex's siblings and one thing I can always count on when we travel together is that I am going to learn something. On this trip I learned to navigate around the area on an electric-assist bicycle and how to play pickle-ball....

read more
Trusting our Futures

Trusting our Futures

I Have Rushed Ahead And Cancelled My Future! Has anyone else wondered what you will do on Saturdays this fall without college football?  I love it and I am really going  to miss it!  I am personally finding it a bit difficult these days to stay focused on each day, ...

read more
Judging Ourselves

Judging Ourselves

Are You Your Own Worst Critic? Psalm 139 is arguably on of the most beautiful psalms. Just listen to these verses from The Passion Translation: You formed my innermost being, shaping my delicate inside and my intricate outside, and wove them all together in my...

read more
It’s Never Been About Flexibility

It’s Never Been About Flexibility

Then, after singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.  Mk 14:26 This last sentence from the story of the Last Supper stuck with me, as perhaps the last line of a story is meant to do. The story told was of Jesus preparing and sharing the gift of the Holy...

read more
Judgment

Judgment

Are You In Charge Of The Scales Of Judgment? “Refuse to be a critic full of bias toward others, and judgment will not be passed on you..Why would you focus on the flaw in someone else’s life and yet fail to notice the glaring flaws of your own? How could you say to...

read more
Vine and Branches

Vine and Branches

I am The Vine, you are the branches. l love this image of the vine wrapped all around the branch. Intrinsically connected and interwoven. Inseparable. ************* I was talking to a friend this morning about our lives as followers of Christ. I was sharing with her...

read more
The Same Power

The Same Power

From biblical accounts we know that the resurrection caused some dramatic changes in the lives of Jesus’ followers. It’s undeniable.  Our liturgical readings the past few weeks were full of accounts of their new boldness and strength.  Peter, who was likely still...

read more
Doubting Thomas

Doubting Thomas

Lessons I Have Learned From Doubting Thomas On Sunday I attended a Confirmation Service at a local Episcopalian Church. Speaking to the Confirmation Candidates, the Bishop used the story of doubting Thomas to remind them that their faith journey need not be cut and...

read more

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!

Follow us on Facebook

Come See us

Branding & Web Design by Gabrielle Scarlett of Pixel & Ink Branded Media | © 2021 Fully Alive Yoga, LLC