Rooted we RISE!

Digging right in… Everywhere I go, I am asked to sign in, sanitize, stick a needle in my arm, regardless of knowing if the contents of this said needle may or may not fu k myself up, the human population and the future children of humanity. Everyone seems to believe in the words from government,…

Can you imagine!

A morning visit to the Art Gallery of Ontario recently and the powerful beauty of the evening sky invoked something ancient and deep within which I would like to share. I attended a ceremony honouring the indigenous children who never returned home from the residential school system they attended; the dead, the surviving and the…

SIMON SAYS…

Staying at downtown Toronto hotel due to an environmental issue in my home, I gaze out over beautiful Lake Ontario. West Lakeshore skyline glowing gold with the dawn of realization. RA, the Sun God fertilizing Earth with seeds of light. Below me, the occasional car, cyclist or jogger smoothes by. A few seagulls to follow…

Imagine…

As part of my Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program in 2017, I was required to write an essay on Newton's Laws of Motion. "To every action (force applied), there is an equal and opposite reaction (equal force applied in the opposite direction)". I recently came across this most relevant composition and thought I would share.…

The Germ of Awakening

“So if you have a bump of any kind, know that you are being regulated, and you’ll come out of it much improved. The person who resists and resents will have to be regulated many times!”  - Florence Scovel Shinn  Thinking of the current times we are in, the coronavirus "bump" that is affecting humanity, and…

A Visit with Joshua Tree

Birds chirpingHeart swellingFlowers bloomingSands rollingTime standingStill. As I sat amongst trembling, tenacious, fierce beauty; tiny flowers ranging from the most delicate shade of violet to bright, audacious yellow, I was reminded of what I see, I am. Everything and everyone, every situation is mirrored through me. Once again, I was humbled by the generosity and…