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My TAP Experience

February 16th, 2012

On 21 January, at the invitation of the TurnAroundProject (TAP), I led an empowerment and leadership workshop in Kingston, Jamaica. Having initially volunteered with TAP in July 2008, it was inspiring to see how these TAP participants had grown in …

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Understanding our emotions: the key to unlocking our fullest Life potentials.

September 19th, 2011

‘Your life could change at any moment, you just have to be there.’

Current location of there:  35,000 feet above sea level, crossing the Atlantic Ocean.  Destination:  irrelevant.  Journey: potentially life transforming.

I love the essence of being nowhere …

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Mindfulness, over a pot of vegetable soup

September 12th, 2011

Carrots, celery, corn, potatoes, pumpkin, string beans, onions, garlic and scallions gathered, I began the preparation of a delectable pot of soup during that final hour just before dawn this morning.

To accompany me, I listened to Pema Chödrön’s DVD …

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Devotion in motion: prayer’s essence

September 5th, 2011

“What’s that?” the security officer curiously asked of my non-descript, cylindrical blue nylon bag as it emerged through the opposite end of this airport’s scanning machine. My spontaneous response: “it’s my prayer mat.”

Instantaneously, his energy dynamic towards me transforms. …

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Let’s chant: how sound accelerates our spiritual development

August 29th, 2011

In this lifetime as well as others, I’ve been incarnated into cultures where the sound of music and the pulse of rhythm serve as the prana or life force that flows through my sacred, spiritual self.

Like the dance of

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