Category Archives: The Yoga Connection

Articles submitted to “The Yoga Connection”, not all of which have been published (yet?).

Sahaja: The Wordless Wisdom of the Body

I enjoy watching people. My new favorite place to do this is the grocery store, especially the lines at the front. Despite the forced intimacy of strangers crowded together into lines, it’s so common in most of our lives as … Continue reading

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Divine Femine, Sacred Masculine: A Call to Integration

Growing up in the 1960’s, I got exposed to the beginnings of the women’s movement. Women seemed so angry at men, burning bra’s and such. I didn’t really understand it, but I knew I was a boy, and would someday … Continue reading

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Angels and Demons, Integrating the shadow

For the past couple of years, I’ve been dealing with shadows; those parts of myself disowned since childhood, as well as the shadows within others. It’s been fascinating, confusing and liberating, changing the way I see myself and every one … Continue reading

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Engaging with Desire

I’ve come to really like the word engage. To me it expresses making conscious choices in how we interact. To engage with our own desire means to consciously choose how we deal with that energy. Do we let it take … Continue reading

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Embracing Uncertainty

When I was young, I enjoyed watching Gilligan’s Island, a popular Sit-Com of the era. There is one scene during the opening jingle where Gilligan is wearing large homemade wings and flapping mid air. His Buddy the Skipper is saying … Continue reading

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Book Review: Your Soul’s Plan

The book, “Your Soul’s Plan” by Robert Schwartz, formerly titled “Courageous Souls”, is about pre-birth planning, which is said to occur for each of us before we take human embodiment. Our advisors and loved ones get together to help us … Continue reading

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The Triadic Heart

In the movie “The Matrix”, humans are immersed in a virtual reality, their bodies suspended in liquid with electrodes implanted into their brains to give them simulated experiences. I used to think about stuff like this when I was a … Continue reading

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