Early Winter Part 4: Connecting with Divine Mystery

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons Early Winter 2020 | Opening to Mystery I've got a great sermon for you this morning. It's the last one in our early winter series (I've loved this group of sermons). As you know we've been exploring Divine Mystery. We started with what it means to be a seeker, then we explored yearning, last week we dove into the practice of finding refuge, and this week we're talking about connection. Divine Mystery is, well, mysterious. But I don't think it's beyond our grasp. In fact, I think it's everywhere. One of the ... (Continue Reading)

By |2020-01-18T15:48:20-07:00January 19th, 2020|Winter, Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|0 Comments

Inhale or Exhale?

“I think I’m more of the exhale type. I’m just going to stick with exhaling.” I can’t remember the context (or exact phrasing) of this statement, but the sentiment has stuck with me. I heard it on a recent episode of the podcast “On Being.” It was a conversation that included Parker Palmer, who is a well known author in Quaker circles. Palmer often writes about our innate wholeness, and I love that he used the breath to illustrate his point. The statement, as Palmer well knows, is absurd. Which side of the breath we will utilize isn’t something we ... (Continue Reading)

By |2015-02-10T07:05:51-07:00February 9th, 2015|Nature, Practice, Scripture, Spirituality, Yoga|3 Comments