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Reflections of A Student of Life

Reflections of A Student of Life

July 3, 2014

As I sat across the café table listening to a fellow MSW student share his beliefs about non-violent approaches to community interventions, I felt my body begin to tense. Through listening to his strong beliefs against the use of military force, I became quickly and painfully aware that within the context of our café conversation, […]

What have you been up to?

What have you been up to?

April 24, 2014

  In Feb, I travelled to Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica to participate in the pranassage course. Pranassage is a creative synthesis of yoga and bodywork that produces deep relaxation in the receiver. Pranassage works like this: the practitioner physically moves the client’s body into a flow of positions that allows them to feel […]

Do What Makes You Come Alive

Do What Makes You Come Alive

April 17, 2012

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” -Howard Thurman If I asked you to explain to me the purpose of your life in one sentence, what would you say? What does that even mean? Life […]

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing,
there is a field.  I’ll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass,
the world is too full to talk about.
Ideas, language, even the phrase “each other”
doesn’t make any sense.

-Rumi

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