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Why Poetry?

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  Poetry is the rhythm of all things, in all things, and all that is and is not. It is the sensibility which transcends all other senses. It is energy. A poem is only one expression of this energy. Poetry is a history, a record of feeling, just as our DNA is a historical record of

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This is Ophelia Blue

This is her first post and V&E’s first tribe member.
Ophelia is writing her truth from her own voice and her own unique perspective.

Who am I, really? Part I Psychology

I am a procrastinator OR I procrastinate. Is there a difference? One describes myself and the other is an action. ‘I’ does not lose itself to procrastinate but I am is enslaved by procrastination. Today I am thinking about identity…

Samhain

John O’ Donahue’s book Anam Cara was my first introduction to Celtic Wisdom and since that time, over a decade, now I have encountered and explored many other wisdom traditions, now including, the Yoga Sutra and the spiritual teachings of yoga. While I appreciate and am grateful for a comprehensive viewpoint, I consider the Druidic and Celtic perspective to be my home base. In that light I would like to share with you Samhain; Etymology, Philosophy, Traditions, as well as a Special Samhain inspired Yoga Sequence, Shaman Music Ritual, Guided Meditation, and Samhain ASMR.

Can we treat ourselves with patience and kindness like we would a child?

Our minds need exercise just as much as our bodies. The workings of the mind are more elusive than the body but equally if not more important to our overall well-being. I believe that our minds are strengthened through learning and seeking. The more we know thee more we can trust ourselves to let go.

Etymology of Yoga

“Now, the teachings of yoga. Yoga is to still the patterning of consciousness. Then pure awareness can abide in its very nature. Otherwise awareness takes itself to be the patterns of consciousness.”

Welcome

“What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t happened yet.”