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Energy…A perspective from Rumi

“Knock and he’ll open the door, Vanish and he’ll make you shine lie the sun, Fall, and he’ll raise you to the heavens, Become nothing, and he’ll turn you into every thing.”       Sourced …From the Gratitude Diary by Melanie quoting Rumi   I see from this quote an opening my  mind and body towards...

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Doing the dishes to have a cup of tea or …doing the dishes to do the dishes?

In his book Thich Nhat Hanh…The Miracle of Mindfulness introduces this idea… I was pondering it this morning as I noticed the ‘fullness’ of my sink full of dirty dishes. I had crowded it out to get as much done as possible in the shortest amount of time. I had been feeling grossed out by...

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Postures that I love and postures that I don’t…what is this about?

When I practice asana I notice the thoughts I have when I am thinking about doing a particular posture. I hear the thoughts of judgements about how it may be ‘technically’ assessed according to the information I have stored in my mind. I hear the comparison thoughts with those who have done the postures before me....

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Ground Hog Day…the repeat of daily life stories

Ever seen the movie Ground Hog Day? It is about a guy who constantly lives a day of his life over and over. The day doesn’t change until…he begins to change. What is he changing? He changes his actions…in the day. What causes him to change his actions? He changes the way he speaks with...

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A pen is not a pen unless we see it that way …to a cow it could be bamboo!

In the book How Yoga Works by Michael Roach& Christie McNally  there is a reference to how the mind makes up what it sees through the referencing of ‘seed thoughts’ that are stored within the mind both individually and collectively. These seeds are used by the mind to create the reality of what we see. So in...

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Stories in conversation reflect our perspective & current reality…

As I was sharing a story with a friend about something I had seen…that also included my feelings, judgements and observations about the person and situation. I suddenly realised that here I was again…creating a way of seeing that fitted with what I saw and that what I saw in the situation was all that...

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Swimming in the pool can be an experience of the energy reality…?

As I swim in the pool I consider …as I take a stroke and breathe how the physical sensation of swimming in water might parallel the truth of an energy perspective reality. When I swim…I am totally supported in an unseen way by a substance that is transparent to the eye. And yet…I am able...

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Moving from the head to the heart way of be-ing in the world…

In opening my self to experiencing, feeling, seeing and learning energy. I find myself learning to shift my operation in this physical life to more and more from the heart. As I listen to the communication mind, body, spirit, soul with my heart I find there is a build in guidance and mentoring for the...

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Embracing feelings…in self understanding

The perfection of the feelings we are born with… in observing a baby I see how amazingly they work. When a baby needs to express, it expresses in the moment. A laugh, a cry …… In each moment the baby speaks it’s feelings and then it is over…onto the next moment. What happens as we grow...

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