The Fire of Focus – How Mantra Can Enlighten

The Fire of Focus – How Mantra Can Enlighten

This morning as I lit my prayer candle to start my morning spiritual practice, I realized just how much light that single candle flame offered to the darkness of the room. What was at first a room that I fumbled around in just to find the lighter, became “seeable”....
Mantra: A Prayer Without Ceasing

Mantra: A Prayer Without Ceasing

My grandmother was a devout Jehovah’s Witness when I was a child. I can remember her reading her bible every night as she drank hot coffee with extra milk and sugar. Every other day she went out into “field service,” knocking on doors to spread the gospel of Christ’s...
When It Comes To Handstands, Walls Are Our Friends

When It Comes To Handstands, Walls Are Our Friends

Half Handstand (Ardha Adho Mukha Vrksasana) As a former gymnast I love being upside down and for me there is not better sense of this inverted feeling than being in a handstands. I know. Handstand can be difficult, scary even. However they are totally...