Blog2018-12-14T17:56:53-07:00

Who Sets Your Goals? | The New Year

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons. December 30th, 2018 | Happy New Year! With a New Year comes new goals, new commitments, and new dreams. And I want to hear all about yours! But first, I want to invite you into a conversation about identity. This week's sermon is designed to support you before you dive ... (Continue Reading)

The Wild Willingness of God | Christmas

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons. December 23rd, 2018 This week I've got a short sermon to help inspire your Christmas celebrations. However you're spending the holidays this year, I wish you joy and ease. The Wild Willingness of God Watch: or Listen: or Read: I’ve had a ever ... (Continue Reading)

External Darkness Internal Light | Winter Solstice

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons. December 16th, 2018 Is the sun up for you yet? Where I live the sun rises about 8am and sets around 4pm. And in between it never really gets that high. It sort of hugs the southern horizon all day. Earlier this week I painted a little ... (Continue Reading)

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Waiting in the Cave of the Heart | Advent

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons. December 9th, 2018 As promised this week begins our exploration of the stories we tell this time of year. And we begin with the season of Advent. It's not a story I personally grew up with, but one I've loved bringing into my practice. We'll explore the ... (Continue Reading)

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What’s the Story I’m Telling? (Welcome to the holidays!)

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons. December 2nd, 2018 I've experienced a heavy dose of personal transformation in my life (maybe that's why I ended up teaching transformation for a living?) And it turns out (why am I surprised?) that this practice of writing sermons for you every week has its own transforming ... (Continue Reading)

Reflections on the Practice of Love

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons. November 25th, 2018 This week—in the pause between Thanksgiving and the many December holidays—I thought we could take a look back at the recent sermon series on love. If you missed one, now's your chance to catch up! Or maybe there's a message that you need to ... (Continue Reading)

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Gratitude is a Quality of Being | Thanksgiving

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons. November 18, 2018 - Happy Thanksgiving! Several years ago my sis and I created an entirely vegan Thanksgiving menu! If you're interested, you can check it out here. I especially recommend our Dad's cranberry pudding (a traditional British style pudding (pictured on the red plate). It's amazing... What ... (Continue Reading)

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The Labels We Hold

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons. November 11, 2018 — Sending Gratitude & Peace to all Veterans This week I sat down to write about the spiritual quest. And I did. But the focus ended up on how the labels we hold (the words we use to define ourselves) shape our character and action. This ... (Continue Reading)

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Love as an Inner Sanctuary (love – part 4)

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons. November 4th, 2018 Back in September, a yoga church community member asked me how we can love people we have contempt for. If you've been following along then you know her question sent me down a rabbit hole of exploration... This week I have the fourth, and ... (Continue Reading)

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Love as the Practice of Attention (love – part 3)

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons. October 28th, 2018 This week I had to re-up my CPR certification. I was late to the class and sat down in the only available seat, quickly realizing I was next to the "strange" guy. It'd been the empty seat for a reason. Embarrassingly my first reactions were ... (Continue Reading)

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