Your Brokenness is Holy

Friend, do you run away from your pain, your shame, your secret rage and private grief? Do you stuff those unwanted feelings into the dark recesses of your belly, cover them over with things to do, things to get, things to eat? Do you turn away from disappointment, rejection, failure and regret, pretending they do…

WHAT SHOULD WE DO WITH PAST PAIN .. DO WE NEED TO HEAL IT?

I am often asked … Is somatic work useful in the process of awakening? Do we need to dissolve contractive patterns in the body-mind before we can be free? Should we attempt to let go of suppressed emotions .. or should we just practice “being still and present”? Does focussing on past wounding perpetuate it…

Rest Here

When the intensity of the earthly experience strikes you, soften into the embrace of the unbearable. When the unexpected brings you to your knees, bow down all the way and be thankful for the hidden gift. When your heart is ripped open by the agony of existence, open even wider than that. When you are…

The Invitation

The invitation is to give your allegiance to what your heart knows, not to what the mind thinks. I bow down to that knowing which is alive in you, even when it is seemingly covered over by confusion and pain. As we greet this deeper part of us, truth reveals itself. And as this truth…