Yesterday, I had a lovely time, teaching special yoga in a local disabled centre. We reflected on kindness and on bodhicitta - wishing good things for ourselves, the persons we love, those we don’t like, all the sentient beings around us: the animals - pets and wild - plants, the planet... Everyone! We all enjoyed … Continue reading An encounter with God
A few life times ago I made a vow. I vowed to dedicate my self to help animals. To alleviate their suffering and help them to be heard. I have tried a few things over the years. I waged a war against the world, but I realised that the war I was fighting against the outside world was also … Continue reading The Two Wolves
"Hands of Compassion” by Mayumi Oda. In these challenging times we get to see a lot of people - especially women - rising and standing up for their voices to be heard. After decades of feminism, western women have become strong and powerful. "The fight isn't over" I hear some of you say. Sure. But … Continue reading The Modern Bodhisattva
Boy and I often discuss quotes during car journeys. We often mention Gandhi's quotes. I usually introduce them when they are relevant to whatever discussion we are having. One of our favourites that we like to remind each other of is : “There is enough for every man's need but not for every man's greed”. … Continue reading Who is the best at dancing in the rain?
"The heart is like a garden. It can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will you grow there?” - The Buddha. I took a week off blogging last week, as I have been reflecting on the loss of Chatral Rinpoche. As the western world is busy mourning David Bowie, truth be said I … Continue reading Chatral Sangye Dorje Rinpoche
My week has been bee-sy, needle felting a bee for the birthday of one of Thom's friends. This bee is now with her girl, I hope they will have a lot of fun together... Rain daisies are good friends for the bees, and it reminds me that more work needs to be done at the … Continue reading Rain daisies and felted bee
Seagull came to me yesterday, after a yoga class focusing on Vishuddhi (or Vishuddha), the throat (and 5th) chakra. Amongst other things, Vishuddhi is about speaking your truth, voicing your needs, saying the things that really need to be said, being able to voice your feelings clearly, with honesty. Its colours are often purple or … Continue reading The Sea Gal (song to a seagull)
This morning this cow came to me, as a reminder: i must honour my duty, stories have been brewing. i know her. as I'm busy preparing and thinking about this coming workshop, she came and nudged me gently "keep going, do not stop but remember our story".
I've uploaded a new video to my youtube channel, as promised at the end of my "Telepathy with your dog" video: This is a guided practice for preparing you to communicate telepathically with your animals. I hope you will enjoy it and that you and your animals will get a better and deeper understanding of … Continue reading “Thank you!”
"I want to write because I find expression of my thoughts and emotions releasing and revealing" Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) in flight ... and also because it takes me to an unknown path. When I go down that path, I hear a crow and I feel safe, like I have a life long friend by … Continue reading i want to write because…