4 04, 2020

Shampoo Epiphanies

2020-04-04T19:58:13+00:00April 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

It seems God has been speaking to me lately by means of shampoo bottles. Two separate phrases have stuck with me like road tar for months now. The first “Curiously Clarifying.” The second, “Nourishing Rituals.” The real catalyst, though, has [...]

18 03, 2020

Minute by Minute Courage

2020-03-18T21:59:13+00:00March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Roughly two weeks ago, I spoke to a group of young men ages 16-18 about heroes. During that discussion I shared that one of my heroes is Gandalf, the grizzled wizard from J.R.R. Tolkein’s epic “Lord of the Rings.” Much [...]

14 12, 2019

You Don’t Need to Fit in

2019-12-14T14:43:07+00:00December 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Last summer, I spent 24 hours in New York city. The architecture, the lights, the food - all of it - was impressive. But what most impressed me were the people. Not their kindness or keenness or coolness, but simply [...]

25 11, 2019

Pausing to Feel

2019-11-25T06:06:55+00:00November 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Our lives are filled with noise.  First in the form of physical sound; much of which we choose to invite in by what we listen too.  Televisions, car stereos, ear-buds, etc. - we live in a society where audible inputs [...]

2 11, 2019

Resting into Resilience

2019-11-02T00:30:58+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

When I hear the word resilience, I typically think of attributes like stamina, strength, or grit, as well as the ability to endure external blows.  Not just physical blows, but psychological and emotional blows, as if a resilient person possessed [...]

14 05, 2019

The Burden of Personal History

2019-05-14T01:53:07+00:00May 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

With Yoga Teacher Training coming soon at Sol, my mind turns again to growth.  It feels great to grow. There is a simple joy in it. To learn new skills, gain fresh comprehension, or even just see a familiar thing [...]

13 12, 2018

Seeking Truth

2019-01-18T09:03:59+00:00December 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Recently a segment of our community committed to the work of personal change.  The first law used in that process is to seek the truth, specifically about one’s self.  This requires us to be open to really seeing. Often what’s [...]

20 10, 2018

Whole-Life Health

2018-10-20T21:57:55+00:00October 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Do you believe you have the power to create whole-life health for yourself? After years of worrying too much about what I do and don’t eat and how many miles I run each week, yoga’s message that health is to [...]

1 09, 2018

A Swimming Lesson

2019-01-18T09:03:59+00:00September 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

I haven’t been swimming enough this summer, but did get to in my home town recently with my Dad.  We exchanged a few tips and then each went to work in that isolated realm of a swimming lane. During breast-stroke [...]

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