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Aparigraha invites us to walk away from yesterday’s outdated beliefs… We can begin to trust in our perceptions of the truth in …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

  Today’s meditation points out that compassion for others is impossible without compassion for ourselves.  This brings up two trains of thought …

If you do what you did…

I remember the first time it occurred to me that changing my reality required… change. Such an obvious statement, I know, but …

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