I Miss You

My mother died. My daughter moved to Oregon with her husband and their sons, my grandchildren. I miss them.  Naturally, those familiar relationships have changed.  I mentioned this…

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A Modern Yogi

Earlier, I wrote this post on Facebook: I woke at 3am.  "When you wake in the middle of the night and you’re just awake, it means God has…

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Say Their Names

. Emmett Till Medgar Evers George Junius Stinney Jr. Dr Martin Luther King Jr Henry Smith John Crawford III Michael Brown Ezell Ford Dante Parker Michelle Cusseaux Mary…

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Tapas

There is a principle in Yoga known as tapas.  Tapas is typically seen as asceticism.  It comes from the word tapa which means mental or physical pain.  It…

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The Great Secret

During Sunday’s satsang I spoke about the Great and Terrible Secret of Yoga.  The secret itself is simple: Consciousness is unchanging.  Krishna puts it to Arjuna this way:…

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I Love My Mom

The facts In March, my Mom was diagnosed with liver cancer. In April, doctors removed the tumor and most of her liver and this summer she began chemotherapy….

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For the Love of Maya

Maya is Illusion.  It has the power to make the impossible appear possible. I started reading Dasbodh which is a series of dialogs between Samartha Ramdas and his…

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