Category: Meditation Practice

The Season of Many Hats

The other day I was reading through Christine Valter Paintner’s latest book The Soul’s Slow Ripening: 12 Celtic Practices for Seeking the Sacred and pulling quotes for her daily emails when I came across this gem. “Out of all the many things calling for…

Reentry

After a relaxing week in the mountains with my family I am home and readjusting to the rhythms of ordinary life. I’ve been back for two weeks but the difficult process of reentry continues. I find myself doing the same thing I do every…

Summer Sabbath

“Sabbath is one of the profound gifts of a generous and abundant divine presence who says that work is good and rest is necessary.” ~ Christine Valters Paintner Every summer, Christine Valters Paintner of Abbey of the Arts (you know the woman, I work…

Listening to Noise

Yogah cittavrttti nirodhah “Yoga is the cessation of the movements in the consciousness.” Yoga Sutra 1.2 translated by B.K.S. Iyengar People often say to me, “I can’t meditate or do yoga because I can’t turn my brain off.” Which is true. You can’t turn…

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