What Do You Worship?

I started pondering this question early in the 2020 pandemic haze after watching the Netflix Series, “The Messiah.” A friend had recommended it so I dug in one Friday evening when I needed some non-thinking couch time. Surprisingly I found it entertaining and thought provoking, so much for non-thinking. Without going into all the thoughts,

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Why I Stopped Teaching Kundalini Yoga as Taught by Yogi Bhajan

This year (2020) has been a disruptive year for so many, including the Kundalini Yoga as Taught By Yogi Bhajan (“KYatbYB”) community. It’s important to note the distinction because there are others who teach or write about “Kundalini Yoga” which is very different from what Yogi Bhajan taught. In February, Pamela Dyson’s book, Premka: White

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Recognizing Gaslighting and Overcoming its Traumatizing Effects

Have you ever experienced gaslighting? When it happened to me I didn’t realize what was going on. I thought I was losing my mind, and if you’ve seen the 1944 movie “Gaslight” starring Ingrid Bergman, you know what I mean by “losing my mind.” The person doing the gaslighting often tries to make the victim

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Crisis and Opportunity: Midwifing a New Life

Now is the time to make your New Year’s Resolutions! New Year’s Resolutions in April?  Yes, indeed.  Nowruz, the New Day, also known as the Persian New Year, has been celebrated on the vernal equinox, when the sun moves to 0 degrees Aries, for at least 7,000 years. And in good ancient fashion, the celebration

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