We have to imagine the world as if it could be otherwise.

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons Late Spring 2020 First of all, let me say thank you! Last Sunday I took a break to cultivate the pause. And I really paused. I stayed off the internet. I ignored clock time. I read and hiked and ate carrot cake! And I felt deeply supported by you (thanks for reaching out to me with such kindness) and the Universe (a few magical things happened!) and my husband (of more than 20 years now...). On our hike Jeremy and I talked about action and equity and racism and feeling helpless ... (Continue Reading)

By |2022-07-18T14:49:55-07:00May 29th, 2020|Beltane, Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|6 Comments

Spiritual Practices for Beltane

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons Spiritual Practices for Beltane The moment we're born, we inhale. And with this powerful first in-breath, we're called to exhale. And the rhythm of life begins! The rhythm of breath. The rhythm of our beating hearts. The rhythm of waking and sleeping. Of sun and moon, day and night. The rhythm of winter giving way to summer and summer giving way to winter. Up in the northern hemisphere where I live, we've just arrived at the mid-point of spring--which is a wildly potent time. Celtic teacher Glennie Kindred describes it like ... (Continue Reading)

By |2020-04-30T18:27:39-07:00April 30th, 2020|Beltane, Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|0 Comments

A Beltane Celebration of Fertility and Union

When I was a little girl my grandmother would take me and my sister to the Peaceful Valley Community Center on May Day to make flower crowns and dance around the maypole. It's one of my favorite childhood memories! I've come to learn that another name for May Day is Beltane, which is the Celtic festival of fertility and union celebrated in mid-spring. I've been celebrating the changing seasons for a long time now, but I'm just beginning to deepen my study of the Celtic Wheel of the Year and its mid-season festivals. This week—which marks the moment ... (Continue Reading)


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