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Harlem Yoga Shake


Julia Novina, a yoga teacher in Greater Boston, put out the call on Facebook for yogis to participate in a “Harlem Shake,” the viral video craze that’s sweeping the internet. Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Elementary


I weep for the individual and collective loss we feel in this tragedy. I weep, also, with the burden of knowledge that there are things we as a society can be doing, and are not because we lack sufficient political will and moral courage. Continue reading

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Thich Nhat Hanh: Being Peace • THE GOOD MEN PROJECT: 21ST-CENTURY MASCULINITY


In the post to which this one links, Jesse Kornbluth uses one of the Buddha’s parables, retold by Thich Nhat Hahn, to explain how one may miss opportunities to act if one fails to cultivate a mindfulness. We have been … Continue reading

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Celtic Soul Part II, “A Hardworking Lad”


Please see Part One, “A Musical Journey” for the beginning of these musings. I’m not particularly sure why I feel I have a Celtic soul. As someone of Eastern European descent in a hardscrabble, predominantly Irish and Italian neighborhood of … Continue reading

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Power, Politics, and the Downfall of Men (via Intersections: Thoughts on Religion, Culture, and Politics)


I long for a time in the future when posts like Debra Dean Murphy’s, “dense with ideas and historical and literary references” (as she described the three to four hour political speeches of Lincoln’s day) would be more common. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Open to Grace: Launching the Considered Kula


You have arrived at the inaugural post of “The Considered Kula.” Breathe, and Open to Grace. From “About” this blog “Kula” is a Sanskrit word meaning “family” or “intentional community” that has taken on the meaning of “community” within Anusara Yoga™, … Continue reading

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