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Loving greetings from "Graceland"...

Wednesday, May 23, 2012      19 comments

...a.k.a. -- the Satchidananda Ashram in Buckingham, VA! ********INTEGRAL YOGA YANTRA******** "Truth is one, paths are many." Sometimes external images are used ... Read more

Goin' to "Graceland!"

Tuesday, May 01, 2012      27 comments

Look out world -- Maha and Jnani take off on a 1000 mile road trip tomorrow! Finals completed? CHECK (last one at 3:15pm today!). Research papers handed in? CHEC... Read more

What to Remember When Waking....

Monday, April 30, 2012      16 comments

The last day of national poetry month and I honor a most favorite poet...and all of you...with this beautiful offering: WHAT TO REMEMBER WHEN WAKING In that first... Read more

Autobiography in Five Short Chapters

Wednesday, April 18, 2012      22 comments

I spent the night with an anxious friend. In checking my email on her computer this morning, this wonderful piece was waiting for me from Joe Riley, my morning Panhala poetry offering. I started reading it to my friend and she said she had rec... Read more

Good morning!

Monday, April 16, 2012      17 comments

It was worth every one of the eight minutes this took, while I sipped on my morning brew, to record this "Good morning!" for me and share it with all of you! Oh, and in case you're wondering, so far I've managed to retain a vestige of sanit... Read more

Light my way!

Friday, April 13, 2012      23 comments

The big push begins, and my prayer is to maintain balance for the rest of April. Eating mindfully and scattering exercise throughout is my goal. I'm sharing the next two weeks with you so you will know why I'll be absentee and to help me "see"... Read more

A dose of Mary Oliver to lift you up!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012      18 comments

Tell me -- Are there trees near you, and does your own soul need comforting? Quick, then - open the door and fly on your heavy feet; the song may already be drifting away. Read more

Easter Exultet!

Friday, April 06, 2012      15 comments

The Glorious Grand Tetons and Wildflowers EASTER EXULTET Shake out your qualms. Shake up your dreams. Deepen your roots. Extend your branches. Trust deep wat... Read more

Mindful

Friday, March 30, 2012      21 comments

MINDFUL Every day I see or hear something that more or less kills me with delight, that leaves me like a needle in the haystack of light. It ... Read more

A great woman....

Wednesday, March 28, 2012      15 comments

One of our national treasures, poet and essayist Adrienne Rich, died today. She was one of America's foremost public intellectuals. www.poetryfoundation.org
/bio... Read more

And forget about hope.

Thursday, March 22, 2012      31 comments

Blogging is not looming in my Spark reality these days...actually, to turn it around, Spark reality is not looming in my mind these days. Life is getting in my way in a BIG WAY. I'm not navigating it as well as I'd like. But I'll get thro... Read more

The eighth decade...

Saturday, March 03, 2012      27 comments

My dear friend and SparkBuddy, SANDRA5898, hosted a wonderful coming-together of women to celebrate this rite of passage. Sandra's invite said: "Maha is turning 70 and she wants you to help mark this milestone in community with others of ... Read more

love

Tuesday, February 14, 2012      18 comments

"...and I was singing this song to you:" http://www.youtube.com/w
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Playing for Change: LOVE IN ACTION -- my kind of Valentine!

Monday, February 13, 2012      14 comments

World-renowned musicians Baaba Maal and Toumani Diabate at the music school opening in Kirina, Mali (Habib Koite was also there) Read more

...to be generous, to myself and others....

Friday, February 10, 2012      19 comments

Compassionate action starts with seeing yourself when you start to make yourself right and when you start to make yourself wrong. At that point you could just contemplate the fact that there is a larger alternative to either of those, a more ten... Read more


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