Unfolding Self

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Practice Series: Speak Into What Matters

The theme for this month's Practice Series is NATURE. This month we’ve deepened our connection to nature by listening to and creatively invoking the elements. Last week we clarified how we are called to steward the earth, by committing to take one small, concrete action. If you haven’t  done so already, you can choose an action…

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Practice Series: Turn Your Love Into Action

The theme for this month's Practice Series is NATURE. Being a steward of nature can feel immensely overwhelming. This week we’re going to make our love for the earth concrete in a simple, connected, practical way.  Throughout this month, we’ve connected to an element we are drawn to deepening our relationship with. If you haven’t already…

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Practice Series: Strike a Pose

The theme for this month's Practice Series is PLAY.  It’s easy to get into routines, which tend to become habits that over time become ruts and eventually make us downright rigid. One of the many definitions of play is “movement.” Just think how a rope has “play” if you can wiggle it. Making some wiggle room…

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Practice Series: Speak from Your Heart

The theme for this month's Practice Series is VOICE.  The intention of this practice is to consciously express yourself from your heart. This could be in an area where you have tended to hold back, or in an area that is habitual but where you want to bring more heart awareness. By doing this process…

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Practice Series: Free Up Your Voice

The theme for this month's Practice Series is VOICE. Your spoken and written voice is a powerful tool, but when it becomes locked behind fear, sorrow, anger, or stress, it can feel difficult or downright impossible to express yourself. Emotions are important indicators that something is up for us that we need to listen to,…

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Practice Series: Uncover Your Full Voice

The theme for this month's Practice Series is VOICE. The intention of this week’s 5-minute journaling exercise is to explore your relationship with your voice, so that you can uncover what (if anything) holds you back from your full feminine expression.  Practice:  Bring your awareness to your body. Take three full breaths, allowing your breath…

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Practice Series: Release Your Voice

The theme for this month's Practice Series is VOICE. Over the next five weeks, we'll explore our creative voice, cultivate self-expression, and hone the ability to mindfully speak our truth.   In our everyday lives, we sometimes keep a sound barrier around ourselves—swallowing or choking back certain aspects of our experience and interaction with the world. (Ever…

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The making of love, like the dance of destruction, wields force and yields surrender. On the grounds of such hallowed paradox sits a temple in which the goddess reigns. She resides in the vibrancy of space, the intimacy of aloneness, and the fierce shape of the great gesture, which, like the body, becomes the world….

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Practice Series: Listen to Your Heart

The theme for this month's Practice Series is LISTENING. This three-minute practice is designed to help you cultivate a greater connection with your own aliveness. When we take the time to listen to our heart rhythm in this elemental way, we become more present with ourselves and with what’s alive for us in this moment. Then, we…

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How to Commit to What Matters Most to You

A couple of years ago I had a wake-up call. I suddenly became aware that although I thought I valued commitment, I had really been living my life as though I valued freedom more. I realized I had never truly committed to anything. This was shocking to me because I had been in long-term relationships,…

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The Thin Thread of Truth

There's a thin thread of truth that ignites my body into fire It dwells in my belly and roars up my spine It grabs hold at my throat rolling flames over rhymes It makes me speak out of turn and walk  out of line It has a single anchor to my heart running wild There…

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De•vote (verb)

(may occur in any place or time, such as a cafe) 1. to see the red brick come alive, to see the light of the One, with human eyes. 2. to smell Love in the coffee served. 3. to hear the pulse of God, in the din of chattering minds. 4. to touch Her vast…