2018 RESOLUTION: SACRED PRESENCE & 13 THINGS ON MY TO-DO LIST.

This is in stark contrast to my to-do list at the beginning of last year which was literally three pages. I don't know when it happened or how, but apparently, without my even noticing, my subconscious started stripping away the unnecessary.

My New Year's resolution for 2017 was "courage."  On the heels of that horrible election, it seemed like the natural choice.  That courage took me to Haiti on a medical mission, to the Women's March on Washington, and got me through a mysterious illness I thought was going to claim my life. Courage served me well. 

But perhaps the biggest lesson courage taught me is that it also means saying "no." 

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RASAMAYA: LIVE INSPIRED. TODAY.

Rasas are the nine core emotions that govern our life; they are the nectar of artistic expression. The juice. The good stuff. 
 

Rasamaya is about living the creative life. It’s about letting the emotions course through our bodies as they will. Emotions are not negative more nor are they positive. Disgust can be a powerful catalyst for change. Love can be jealous.

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TEMPERANCE. THE CALM IN THE STORM.

Temperance. The tarot card we studied at the amazing Tarot Salon I attended this week at HausWitch in Salem, Ma. According to the teacher, Temperance is "the medicine card, the blending of waters." For me, it is the card of the healer, balanced, calm, and collected. When we think of temperance we think of self-restraint, or from the yogic path brahmacharya (celibacy) in it's truest sense. This is celibacy not in the sexual sense, as it is sometimes interpreted, but celibacy with our thoughts, our words, our actions. . . 

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