Posts in Wisdom
Plant Medicine in Peru Part 2: Lares and Love

By: Jill Lacasse

“I was in for an incredible and mind blowing experience without even realizing the magnitude when I put the cup to my lips and drank in the spirit of the cactus. My intention of release during the training continued as I released control, surrendering to the journey and the process of being present and in tune with nature and those around me.”

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Plant Medicine in Peru Part 1: Tobacco Purge for the Mind, Body and Soul

By: Jill Lacasse

“I felt every sensation in my body as I took a hot shower, letting the water wash away any lingering past stories, feels and experiences. Cradled in a hammock outside, I felt so present, calm and centered as I wrote in my journal, reflecting on my purge.”

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The Energy Grid of Mother Earth: Using Chakras and Vortexes to Enhance Spiritual Growth

By: Jill Lacasse

“You may know about the chakras in the human body … but did you know that Mother Earth also has her own set of chakras and energy flowing through her body? As we become more connected to our energy channels within, we realize the effect that the Earth’s energy has on our own inner journey and growth.”

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Get In - Tap In - Stay In: 3 Steps to Transformation

By: CJ Ananda

“While facilitating transformational retreats and trainings, I like to acknowledge that there is always a beginning, middle and an end to the process. When each part is honored as an important aspect of the offering, we experience the full expression of deep creation (at the beginning), transformation (in the middle) and integration (at the end).”

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Living Your Dharma.

By: CJ Ananda

“Sitting with such a consistent feeling of blessed elation, I started to feel like I can’t actually call it “work” anymore. Instead, I feel it is more of an offering of the heart that is a gift from the Divine passed through me in service to the whole.  I think the best word to describe this offering would be “Dharma”.”

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Passion to Purpose: A Journey to the Unknown

By: Jessi Luna

"In my eight years leading groups through transformative retreats, workshops, and teacher trainings, the tears always flow when asking questions of being faced with The Unknown: What can I give to this world? How can I unearth my true self from the false beliefs it’s buried under? How can I stand out with my skills and knowledge? How can I discover my unique gifts in this lifetime? What is my purpose, my dharma, my path?"

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Shadows of Addiction

By: David Sonshine

"I wonder now, why I wanted to taste his beer. The answer comes to me and it is the same answer to many of the questions of why we try new things: curiosity. Our motivation to explore the unknown is innocent and powerful. It has led us to self-discovery. Yet, what it unearths isn’t always of light. Sometimes, our curiosity can reveal a shadow inside that we didn’t know was there."

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A Bird's Life: Letting Your Spirit Soar.

By: Jill Lacasse

"What have you learned from your past? How has your past shaped you into the person (or bird metaphorically) that you are today? What has stopped you from spreading your wings? What obstacles have you faced that has taught you to slow down ... to heal your body, still your mind, and let your spirit soar?"
 

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Afraid to Ask? Learn How to Give and Take.

By: David Sonshine

"Whether someone is asking for your time, assistance, a place to stay, a ride, or a dollar, if you are not in a position to give graciously and with good intentions, it is better to deny the request, than give with resentment."

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Stories: A Reflection about Connection.

By: David Sonshine

"Stories are used to connect, to co-create, to bind us to each other through wild seas. Stories take us back to our roots. They are the beacon of light in darkness. They are the path to our higher self."
 

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Who's Gonna Get me Off? Love & Sexual Materialism

By: David Sonshine

"She began explaining her interest in the universal energy of Kundalini that pervades everything. As she spoke I held her gaze with focus and listened to her words. I enjoyed giving her all of my attention, seeing my attention enliven her."

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A Journey of Surrender & Heart Opening: Sharing the Essence of Bhakti Yoga.

By: Moa Moon

"There is so much healing, release, surrender, and connection to all of creation and to our Self that can be cultivated and celebrated and cherished and nourished through this form of prayer that Kirtan is.
And the more we connect to the Divine inside us, the more of the Divine light we have to share and give out to others as well."

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The Flow State.

By: Jiya Julia Randall

"Essential to creative flow is vulnerability - the courage to be seen. We often block ourselves through fear of failure, or through striving and struggling towards something that doesn’t fit. To stay in a place of flow asks for an underlying trust, and a surrender to the surge that drives us into our personal harmony. We keep it all going with momentum driven by passion and fulfillment."

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