Archive for April 2013

Dead Butterflies, What You Think You Know, and Mysteries, Yes!

A note from Carl ~ “I know her so well that she is completely and utterly unknown to me.” -Gabriel Garcia Marquez (speaking of his wife) This morning I am enlivened by the kind of knowing that is described by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Do you ever find yourself thinking “Oh, I already know that…’” ?…

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Is Your Body too Small for You?

Good morning! I just came downstairs from my meditation cushion with a thought/insight/remembrance that I want to share with you. My body is too small for me. And my guess is your body is too small for you too. Here’s some food for thought from two wonderful teachers: “In both Western and Tibetan cultures, having…

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Calling to Your Hidden Wholeness and 2 favorite Poems

Happy rainy spring morning to you. We are still basking in the delight of having had Russell Delman in town for an Embodied Life weekend. What comes to mind as I reflect on the weekend is a line from Rachel Naomi Remen on the root of education: Educare- the root of the word education means “to lead…

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A note from Erin

I’ve been having fun falling for a new (to me) poet, Tara Mohr. This morning, contemplating my brave choice to relax with the piles of paper on my desk and that sense of “It’s ok for me to be as I am” reminded me of this poem of hers which I’d like to share. It…

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A note from Carl

“Serious mind is always exhausted,but play mind always has energy.” -Thinley Norbu Rinpoche “Through awareness, we can learn to move with astonishing lightness and freedom at almost any age.” – Moshe Feldenkrais “This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And…

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