spirituality and faith

It’s Okay If You Don’t Understand: Yoga 101

Yesterday I started teaching yoga to students at Temple University, and it was like I had never taught yoga before. Seriously. I have been teaching yoga for nearly 7 years, and only yesterday did I feel like I actually started teaching yoga. That is how amazing yoga is. There is nothing like this business in the world. The reason I am now more of a yoga teacher, is that I’ve […]

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Faith Is the Thing with Feathers

If this computer screen did not separate me from you, do you know what I would do? I would sit across from you in a coffee shop and we would sip cappuccino and eat croissants. Damn, I love croissants. And I would ask you about you. I would ask you something about how you grew up, maybe, or we’d talk about books. And maybe I’d share with you my latest […]

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Your Goodness Makes You Sexy

It was last year when I started doing some serious investigative work on sexiness, on what makes a person sexy. This was after I came to Jesus (come being the operative word), and started asking him some questions, started sorting through the muck we’d been taught for a hell of a long time about what sex means to people. I discovered a lot of things, so many that I’m going […]

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You Can’t Know What You Know Before You Know It: Relationship Lessons from a Yogini

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” –Maya Angelou “Boss up and change your life. You can have it all, no sacrifice.” –Lizzo   When someone is not right for you, he or she will show you that again and again through actions. I don’t care what this person says, or what story you have in your head about how the whole relationship is going […]

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Developing Self-Trust

“Let ’em look.” –MotherJana How do you know you can trust yourself to make wise decisions? Trust in yourself is trust in God. It’s that simple. And that complicated. Having trust in one of these is the way you learn to have trust in the other, because it’s a partnership, you see. Two things: You have some problematic assumptions I need to clear you of. (I hope I remember the […]

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