Everything changes radically from the moment you know yourself as being sent into this world. That is the spiritual life: the chance to say “Yes” to our inner truth. The spiritual life, thus understood, radically changes everything. Henri Nouwen, Life of the Beloved, 132-133 On the 5th Sunday at the Yoga Sanctuary, Nouwen challenged … Continue reading Receive & Give
Two and a half years ago, I resigned from my position at our church. This was a significant moment in my life because this job represented years of study, years of longing to not just be stuck at home as a mother of a child with autism, years of dreaming what it would be like … Continue reading Broken
Does this statement resonate with you? If so, join us at the Yoga Sanctuary this Sunday at 10am @omzyoga in Kingwood. All are welcome. Men and women who recognize the need for something new, the desire to see all people flourish no matter their sex, age, religion, culture or who they love. Come feast at … Continue reading Thought for today
I woke up Sunday morning practiced yoga, sat for meditation, and readied myself for Yoga Sanctuary. During my meditation time, I asked myself what I needed to feel safe for leading at Yoga Sanctuary. I asked myself what I needed to feel confident, calm, and ready to listen. I asked myself what I needed from … Continue reading Gift or Blessing
There is a rabbinic saying that whenever a man or woman walks down the street he or she is preceded by an invisible choir of angels crying, "Make way, make way! Make way for the image of God." The World's Religions by Huston Smith. Chapter two of Henri Nouwen's Life of the Beloved talks about … Continue reading
Week Two at the Yoga Sanctuary will focus on the theme of chosenness. How can our idea of chosen be expanded to include all people? Join us at omzyoga.com to register for our Sunday gathering. https://youtu.be/mR0OgAU7olQ
On Sunday at the Yoga Sanctuary, we began to explore Henri Nouwen's book, Life of The Beloved. The main point of the book is found on page 30 where he states, "Our many conversations led me to the inner conviction that the words, "You are my Beloved" revealed the most intimate truth about all human … Continue reading Who do you say I am?
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Speech is a spiritual practice. We need a safe space to practice. Come to the Yoga Sanctuary where you will be invited to practice speaking your truth. We will establish communication agreements & you will always have the option to pass or pass for now. Yoga Sanctuary Sunday's 10am-11:30am October 20-November 17th Register at omzyoga.com.
We experience life through the vehicle of our bodies. Our bodies store the thoughts & emotions related to every experience we have. It makes sense that in order to experience personal transformation, the body is a starting place. B. K. S. Iyengar said that knowing God is within, we care for the needs of the … Continue reading Life is an embodied experience.