“Chew. The Stomach does not have teeth. “ Yogi Bhajan. At the end of dinner with my son, as I was lecturing him on why we don’t spit our food back out on our plates just because we don’t like it (Gross, right?!) I found myself hurriedly and angrily shoveling the rest of my beautiful … Continue reading 40 days 40 chews.
Being in Portugal now is like living in a bouquet of wild flowers. It’s uplifting and inspiring. And as the flowers blossom, energy rises, light returns, all sorts of things come up, like… “How am I going to keep up with all the things I need to do in my life to live the way I … Continue reading Spring Cleaning (My Life).
This is a shout out to the brave and loving creative beings amongst us. You creative souls that have a nature that needs to actualize your experience; To turn yourself inside out to show the other that what is inside you is just a variation of what exists in them. It is not light work. … Continue reading Create to elevate.
I fell in love with a farmer. I fell fast, but must admit it was for superficial reasons that have to do with my enormous appetite… I knew I wanted him when I saw the size of his…. Garden. I began to live the dream, escaping my life here to retreat into the sequestered bio-dynamic … Continue reading I fell in love with a farmer.
Do people do resolutions anymore? Or is everyone jaded by the many failed attempts to maintain our most intimate promises... only falling into guilt, shame and ultimately... disappointment in ourselves. Ouch. We get New Years Eve fever where we spit-shine ourselves up in our minds-eye, and put ourselves on the perfection pedestal of the our hidden potential and … Continue reading Soul Food 2017.
THE CHORESOPHY : "To be in Bliss is to dance between heaven and earth, dancing to the rhythms of cosmic and telluric energies, in the depths of breath in movement. Descend into the depths of your own memory , its own space , its own time. The rhythm of the walking footsteps reels in the … Continue reading We shall dance between heaven and earth
I’ve spent too much mental energy in my life berating myself for falling short of my expectations, and my (perhaps) greatest personal growth came when I decided to stop once and for all any sense of obligation to hold up a meditative or yoga practice. I shifted completely my mindset and instead do my practices based … Continue reading No question. Meditation.
The Well is my life. Really. We live here. I am an all or nothing kind of girl and I want to live this life fully. My name is Janet Shook and I am, in effect, the lady of The Well; a residence in t… Source: Guardian of The Well
I wouldn’t usually accompany a Well resident on a 2-week liquid fast. My excuse in such situations is, “Hey, it isn’t my de-tox”. But when Linda showed up, there was an instant feeling of- ‘Sister…We are in this together’. Spring Equinox, Death Moon, Easter. Birth, death, re-birth… (Sa Ta Na Ma*)… all in an 8-day … Continue reading Uma Linda Primavera
Let us not forget to look around us for what the earth is offering. Perhaps the people who habitated your land left a legacy of perennials or reseeding flowers which are just what the naturopath ordered. I was oh so pleasantly surprised when following a steaming recipe for purification of sacred feminine parts... 😉 I … Continue reading What we need may just be at hand.