The first time I walked into a yoga school, I was filled with trepidation and reluctance. I felt like a lumberjack walking into Victoria’s Secret. When I entered, no one was in the reception area, so I got a few seconds to take it all in. The smell of lavender, lots of beads, Namaste T-shirts, … Continue reading Removing the Weirdness of Yoga: How I Got Past 3 Obstacles
On a recent trip to England and the Netherlands, I must have said “thank you” a hundred times. Not once, did I hear, “you’re welcome”. At one pub, when the bartender served me a beer, I said “thanks”. When she responded with “no worries”, I thought I would test this a bit further. I then … Continue reading Thank You, Cheers, and the Problem with You’re Welcome
“I try. I try to be a righteous man. I try to give love all over the world. But I’m tired of being used!” – Charles Bradley: Ain’t It a Sin Such passion that you know came from a hard-earned life. The Screaming Eagle of Soul passed away just two years ago and way too early. May he … Continue reading How to Be a Yogi Without Being a Chump
I was watching an episode of The Story of God with Morgan Freeman recently, and he was talking with a religion scholar about good and evil. The scholar went on to say that we need the belief of the devil or hell as a deterrent to evil behavior. As if we need a threat to … Continue reading Am I Worthy of My Soul?