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“The Useless Tree” – Chuang Tzu – Inspiration Pointe


Originally posted on The Considered Kula:
Last week I was making small talk with a student about another class in which I had seen her taking a test. “Social psychology. It’s very practical.” she quipped. I tried not to take…

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April Fool’s


Best Shift Ever – Waitress Receives Life-Changing Tip Continue reading

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On Being Intimate on the Internet


Tim Berners-Lee, the person credited with outlining the principles of the World Wide Web, is widely reported to have said he didn’t expect so many pictures of cats. But reportedly, he also said he didn’t expect people to be so … Continue reading

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A school within a school


Cambridge School of Weston to partner with Karuna School for peace and equity studies Continue reading

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Simplicity and Contentment


On Saturday, I began yoga teacher training with Sara Davidson Flanders at The Heart Spot in Johnston, RI. Incidentally, it’s a brand spanking new studio I kept wanting to call “the Sweet Spot.” This was the culmination of a very full … Continue reading

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Spinning Wheel Birthday: An MP3 from the Metta Center


Also see last year’s offering from the Metta Center about Charkha Jayanti. October 2nd marks Gandhi’s birthday, which he wanted to be known as “‘Spinning Wheel’ (charkha) Birthday”. In the following, short 6 minute MP3 clip, Metta Center Director Stephanie … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ganesh!


Ganesh Chaturthi is a religious festival observed by Hindus to celebrate the birth of deity Lord Ganesha (the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati). According to the mythological anecdotes, Lord Ganesha is worshipped as the god of good fortune and … Continue reading

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Tumbling toward Mabon


It’s another beautiful late summer day, and I am emerging from a weekend spent with Bill Mahony, author of Exquisite Love, and my teacher Sara Davidson Flanders, at All That Matters in Wakefield, RI, reflecting on the Nārada Bhakti Sūtras in … Continue reading

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Notes From the Road » Snatam Kaur


Those of us who frequent yoga studios may be familiar with the work and voice of Snatam Kaur. Here she offers some reflections and two downloadable chants as prayer for the tragedy at the Gurdwara in Oak Creek, WI. In … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened on the way to my gratitude practice…


Think, and think again. During the second immersion, while we were discussing the effects of yoga on our everyday lives, I said something flippant like, “I feel grateful all the time, I hardly need a gratitude practice.” I regret that … Continue reading

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