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Midsummer Blessings


Today is the Summer Solstice, the stillpoint of summer, the longest day in the Wheel of the Year. A few years ago I wrote a stanza of this poem, and I have since “finished” it, by adding a stanza that was missing. Please enjoy this time to pause, but also celebrate abundance with abandon. Continue reading

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Beannacht a Samhain!


On this Halloween, when the veil between the worlds is thin, and we reap the rich harvest of memory, I wish you blessings in the form of a poem I had written for a frie Continue reading

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Online Fall Cleanse and Detox | Charlotte Clews, Yoga and Ayurveda in Maine and Beyond


Originally posted on Wholehearted Yoga:
Since Fall 2010, to better support my yoga practice, I have been doing fall and spring cleanses with the same practitioner. This year, at the prompting of an adventurous yoga friend, I decided to work…

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Midsummer Haiku


It’s been a while since I’ve written or posted any poetry, much less the rigid form of haiku. But this one came to me in a satori flash, nearly fully written. Cherry stains the fingers Looks like I voted somewhere … Continue reading

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Knowledge


I have a cold today. I know what you may be thinking: “Is that a topic really worthy of a blog post?” I think it is, for two reasons. The first is that it is really unusual for me to have a cold. The second is that I believe I know how to cope with it. Continue reading

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YogiDetox Starts April 20th!


The Spring 2013 YogiDetox starts 2013! Continue reading

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Superheroes


Stan Lee said: “[I decided to create] the kind of characters I could personally relate to. They’d be flesh and blood … they’d be fallible and feisty, and — most important of all — inside their colorful, costumed booties they’d still have feet of clay.” Continue reading

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Glory of the Day


In any language, on any kind of day, give your wholehearted devotion to the divine. Continue reading

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Brené Brown: wishing you love and light – Ordinary Courage


Nothing has been a greater gift to me than the three lessons I learned about joy and light from people I’ve interviewed who have spent time in sorrow and darkness. Even before Sandy Hook I was reflecting on these learnings as a way to stay centered during the holidays. Continue reading

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The Growing Dark


The moon was new at 3:42 am here, adding to the darkness of these days that shorten with the approach to the Solstice, just over a week away. A yoga friend posts bravely to Facebook, imagining the possibility of her … Continue reading

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