Being now in the third trimester of my 6th pregnancy, I have been focused on birth preparation. One of the ways I am preparing for my birth is creating a sacred, peaceful, healing space within my bedroom. My plan, for this time, is to give birth at home, so it has been possible to prepare […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
About a month ago I wrote about feeling “stuck” spiritually. Over the past week or two I have been guided to understand some of the things I need to do to progress upward toward the blessings God has promised will one day be mine. I have been shown that I simply can’t receive those […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Everything but love is suffering. -M. Catherine Thomas A few years ago I attended a Neonatal Resuscitation Program workshop. One of the things we spent a lot of time talking about is verbal first-aid. When a mother and baby have experienced a resuscitation, it is generally a very traumatic experience. The first thing we were […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
What I have felt toward our leading presidential nominees for the past year can be summed up by one of many similar viral memes… For most of the year I actually ignored all things political because I just didn’t need the negativity in my life. But as my news feeds filled with more and more […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
In July a friend of mine shared a link on my fb profile that she thought I’d be interested in. I’ve been a little bit obsessed with wings for the past year. This post I wrote in March explains why. So my friend shared a youtube video with some Christian guys discussing wing symbolism in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A little over a year ago, we came home after an extended stay with my parents. I was battling severe anxiety and depression, compounded by withdrawals from a temporary anxiety medication my body had not responded well to. On my first Sunday back, we made a visit to the bishop’s house. He wanted to meet […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I’m so excited to share these beautiful photos from last July’s “Of One Heart and One Mind” Kundalini Yoga and Meditation workshop. The photos (with watermarks) were taken by my awesome sister-in-law Brooke Roundy (interspersed with much-less-awesome pics from my phone). She does maternity, birth, newborn, and family portraits in Utah as well. Totally check […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Sikhism is the lineage through which we have received Kundalini Yoga, and many long-time Kundalini Yoga teachers and students happen to be Sikhs (or choose to become Sikhs). Most of the Kundalini Yoga mantras also happen to come from sacred Sikh scripture, as given through Guru Nanak. Some who are introduced to Kundalini Yoga have […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly . . . into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent. -Revelation 12:14 A few months ago we found out that we would have to […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
For the past week I have been working on getting supplies to make a riser or platform for our Kundalini Yoga Workshop this coming Saturday. It has been a lot of work trying to find what I need without spending a fortune while also making it portable and easy to assemble. At moments I have […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.