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Meet me there. 

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. Meet me there.  ~Rumi

Catch-22

Most days, I go until my body tells me to stop.  Usually that command comes around 11, though there are some nights …

Santosa

Santosa…its an alternative way to move through the world. It is a shift of focus. Instead of seeking contentment from the outside …

Sauca

Wherever you find yourself on the sauca continuum, sauca remains two things. First, it is a leap of faith, because we are …

The Yamas

Living the yamas is at once an awesome challenge and a simple task.  At their core is personal responsibility.  We are faced …

Freedom from our own ideas

Aparigraha invites us to walk away from yesterday’s outdated beliefs… We can begin to trust in our perceptions of the truth in …

Fourth time’s the charm

After two incorrect colors and one defective unit, plus a brief flirtation with a Fitbit Flex, I finally have a functional topaz …

Vigor, valor, knowledge and energy

Practicing brahmacarya is quite simple, and the results are immediate. The Yoga Sutras tell us that valor, vigor, knowledge and energy will …

Learn by going

I’ve been meaning for a few days to pull this quote out and muse a bit more on it. The truth is, …

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