Posts by yokraft

Only Connect—Our practice and each other

Posted by on Mar 24, 2016

I’ve been thinking about how we learn and how we sustain our learning. And eventually, how our learning sustains us.

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Broken Hearts and Second Chances

Posted by on Sep 6, 2015

Sugar Magnolia (AKA Maggie) and I have been living together for about two months now. We are bonding and having fun, and also learning interesting facts, such as: some shoes aren’t just comfy for feet, but make a very nice after-dinner snack as well. Who knew?

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Moments of Mudita

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015

My new rescue pup, Maggie, she needs some Doga; she is feeling pretty stressed out.

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Everything is holy

Posted by on May 6, 2015

Everything is holy

Israel invites strong emotions. Both politically and personally. This post is personal.

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The World in Us

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015

The World in Us

Many of us urban meditators long to take to our cushions in a quiet place. This in fact was one of the inspirations for a yoga and meditation retreat that my friend Linda Sparrowe and I recently led in the rainforest of Costa Rica.

On the first day as we were chatting with Tom Newmark, the founder of Finca Luna Nueva, the bio-sustainable farm and research center to which we had brought our group, he mentioned that his greatest difficulty with the city was it was too darn quiet! “You’ll see,” he smiled raising his eyebrows; “it is noisy here, very noisy.”

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