For most members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the temple is a place to which they can retreat when darkness and heaviness weigh on them. Within the walls of the temple, they find comfort and peace. It is a place of sacred learning, prayer, hope, and connection. For most of my […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
From eternity I was weaving, from the first, from the beginnings of the earth. -Proverbs 8:23 (alternate translation) My earliest memories are steeped in mother-loss. Around the time I was 18 months old, my parents took us all to see E.T. in the movie theater (I fell asleep) and then told us they were getting […]Continue Reading... No 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.
As a teenager living in Massachusetts I reached a point in my spiritual progress where I felt stagnant. I enjoyed going to church each week and attending youth activities, I had learned to love the scriptures, I prayed and had a strong relationship with God, but I felt ravenous. I was no longer content just […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
This morning I was sitting in my backyard, soaking up some of the early-morning sunshine and reading, and I came upon this scripture: Now they, after being sanctified by the Holy Ghost, having their garments made white, being pure and spotless before God, could not look upon sin save it were with abhorrence; and there […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.