Tag Archives: Divine Guidance

“Guard the Heart.” or “What’s up with the left shoulder?”

Last week in my practice, one day I was doing what I call “Earth-hugging twist.”  In this case I was lying belly-down with the left arm extended, and reaching over to the left, I rolled over to the left to … Continue reading

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Reflections on this Time With Amma

I’ve been going to be with Amma, my Teacher, twice a year for 19 years now and was with her in DC (Alexandria, just across the freeway from the Pentagon) last weekend.  One thing hasn’t changed.  She still gives darshan … Continue reading

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Is There Satan?

  Yesterday a wonderful woman student asked me this question.  It was part of a longer conversation, but she was sincerely wondering about this question upon seeing her own sometimes unhealthy choices and actions that were against her own happiness … Continue reading

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Do Good!

On the retreat with Amma in Detroit this past November, there was a Question and Answer session.  A woman asked her, “What guidance can you give us to stop the violence in the world and to make the world more … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Amma

Amma (literally meaning “Mother”), my Teacher, (also known as Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, but don’t worry about that too much 🙂 is in the U.S. and has been since the end of May.  Right now she is in Atlanta for … Continue reading

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Premature Surrender

I had a conversation a few weeks ago with one of Bodhi’s, our oldest son’s, friends from taekwondo.  His family is fundamentalist Christian and is good friends of our family.  We were talking about religion and our beliefs and views, … Continue reading

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Am I Open?

“Am I open?”  This question is not for you to answer for me, but is for my own awareness and reflection.  (You can answer it for yourself if you want:)  (Almost) Every class I ask folks to set an intention … Continue reading

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Divine Guidance, part 2

A quote from a Wah! song about Amma: “She gives you what you want and hopes that someday… you will want to take, what She has to give. Everything you want will fade someday… you just might want, what She … Continue reading

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Divine Guidance, part 1

The theme of the month last month: “Oh, Intelligent Life Energy (or God/dess, Spirit, Love, True Self, Awakened Mind, Source or whatever you like to call That Bigger Thing), what would You have happen here? (or now)” Then listening/feeling/seeing what … Continue reading

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