The beauty of yoga

You breathe and you move, you follow the postures … and you’re connected. To your body and the breath. Spirituality in a nutshell. You breathe and you are present with each moment. Present with yourself, your emotions, your thoughts. You work through the layers with every round of sun salutation. Each breath is consciously cherished,…

Spirituality is a luxury

I’m not sure what upsets me more – the panic promoting posts regarding coro virus or the “I’m on another planet & this has nothing to do with me” posts from my spiritual friends. I guess I like the cynic memes best to be honest. It makes me think that spirituality is a luxury. I’m…

Spirituality – what it is not

In New Zealand – Aotearoa we have this wonderful festival culture during summer time. Conscious festivals where people gather and enjoy workshops and music, mostly without drugs and alcohol. It’s beautiful and a big step forward: showing that we can dance and enjoy life without substance abuse. I’m proud of New Zealand’s conscious community. However…

Disconnection & connection

My latest realization is that I tend to disconnect when it would be most important not to. It hit me like a hammer today. And it seems to explain a lot of my behaviour and my experiences in the last year. I feel very lonely at times. And this not necessarily at times I was…

The call

I heard the call. I heard the forest calling me. I heard the trees whispering my name. I heard the leaves clasping when I came. I heard the earth saying my name, gently, with so much wisdom and knowing. I heard the call deep within me, resonating. I heard the forest calling me, nature embracing…

Wairua

Haere rā i a koe ka kōpikopiko atu ki Te Hono-i-wairua, ki te kāpunipunitanga o te wairua We farewell you as you wend your way to the Gathering Place of Spirits, the meeting place of departed souls. Te tinana, te hinengaro, me te wairua ēnei e toru, te mea nui o ēnei ko te wairua….