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Yoga Sutra 2.42 Santosha

Yoga Sutra 2.42 Santosha (& Gratitude) REFLECTION QUESTIONS How often does your thinking take the shape of an if/then statement? If this happens, then I’ll be happy... When that happens, everything will fall into place... How much of your life energy do you spend on wanting things to ... (Continue Reading)

By |January 16th, 2021|Categories: Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|

Yoga Sutra 2.40-41 Sauca

Yoga Sutra 2.40-41 Śauca (& clarity) REFLECTION QUESTIONS What are the habits that hinder your ability to think clearly, choose happiness, maintain focus, and remember your True Self? What are the "opposites" that you can focus on in order to begin shifting these habits (pratipaksa bhavanam)? What are ... (Continue Reading)

By |January 9th, 2021|Categories: Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|

Gratitude as a Quality of Being

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons Late Fall 2020 The 2nd limb of yoga practice is called the niyama-s, which is a 5-part teaching about how to live in right relationship with yourself. It's a potent set of teachings that includes the practice of contentment. Contentment is not the passive acceptance of life ... (Continue Reading)

By |November 28th, 2020|Categories: Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|

Finding Refuge

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons Late Fall 2020 HERE I AM. Take a breath and say it to yourself: Here I am. What's happening in your life right now? Take another breath and let's say it together: Here we are. HERE WE ARE. We're heading into the darkest part of the year ... (Continue Reading)

The Beauty of Feeling

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons Early Fall 2020 Sometimes strong emotions—like anger or despair—make us feel uncomfortable or guilty. Sometimes we're tempted to push strong emotions away. But our emotions keep us rooted in our humanity. And our world needs our humanity right now. We've got to build the capacity to stay ... (Continue Reading)

By |October 10th, 2020|Categories: Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|

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