Climbing, swinging, sitting, eating, socializing, playing, and living in trees isn’t just second nature to monkeys. It IS nature. It’s their way of being. But … “Even monkeys fall from trees”. – Japanese Proverb Humans fall from “trees” too. We slip, stumble, and fall literally and metaphorically. Sometimes, someone else pushes us out of the … Continue reading Even Monkeys Fall from Trees
I’m so glad I did this. I highly recommend it. Kind of an inner-spirit research project. Ask your friends, co-workers, peers, teachers, instructors, and acquaintances how they see your inner spirit. You might be surprised by the answers. It may even anger you; “I’m not like that!” It happened to me. But, the digestion and … Continue reading Finding Acceptance of Our True Inner Self
When it comes to violins, the Stradivarius has no equal. Their value can go into the $10-million range and to have one in my hands would be against the laws of the universe. Unless I hit my head and wake up a virtuoso, I will never master that kind of skill. No violin will make … Continue reading A Yogi Without a Mat is Still a Yogi
“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
“If your goal is to become a yoga teacher, five-and-a-half months are good enough. If your goal is to become a yogi, it may happen in five-and-a-half seconds, or it may not happen in five-and-a-half lifetimes, because it is not of the physical nature. It depends on how an individual being allows it to happen.” … Continue reading Am I No Yogi?