Ideas & Insights

Who Do I Pray For?

On the Mondays I teach yoga, I have a long drive to Arlington, Virginia. With about 60-75 minutes in traffic, sometimes more, I have made...

A Pattern of Strength

Nature operates in patterns and rhythms. The moon rises, the sun sets. Winter comes, replaced by the sun of summer. For every life, there is...

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

"Don't ask children what they want to be when they grow up, but what problems they want to solve. This shifts the conversation to who...

“Mom, was Jesus “a” Einherjar?”

In the heart of the city of Santa Fe lies the church of St. Francis. Beautiful and lifelike statues, a large crucifix with what looked...

Walking on Stilts and Awareness

One of the things about learning to stilt walk is noticing how much we depend on rolling from the heel to the big toe when...

12 Steps for a Smooth Transition During Challenging Times

This summer my son Robbie and I spent a week tent camping in Mt. Rainier National Park. We camped in an old growth forest, a...

Petroglyph National Monument

Several million years ago, massive upheaval in the earth's crust shifted upward to form the Sangria mountains and the plateau in which Albuquerque now resides....

In Every Dark Problem…

Even as a baby, my son has always been fascinated by the mythical animal, the Phoenix. At first it was the idea of something disappearing...