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My son Taber and I are co-teaching an online, live MAMA + CHILD MEDITATION CLASS Monday, May 20th 6-7pm Eastern  *** Open to all other mamas/children who want to nurture their relationship with each other and practice various forms of mindfulness, particularly mindful silent meditation and mindful meditation through song. *** $25 *All proceeds going…(Read More)

*** Have you ever felt like the words of another deeply hurt your heart? Have you ever said words that were wounding? Join author, doula, chaplain, and yoga teacher Amy Wright Glenn for an hour of reflection and meditation on this topic. Learn techniques to both heal and calm. This webinar will help you bring…(Read More)

In November 2014, I wrote a review of Rabbi Karen B. Kaplan’s book Encountering The Edge: What People Told Me Before They Died. I was able to meet Karen in person a year-or-so later, and we continue to stay in touch. I admire her wit, kindness, and keen observations regarding human nature…(Read More)

Do you have an active meditation practice? Or, did you have one before becoming a parent? Even if you are completely new to meditation, are you interested in building upon the proven benefits of this practice and encouraging your children to join you in cultivating mindfulness? Author, mother, and meditation teacher Amy Wright Glenn reflects…(Read More)

Guest post by Kateyanne Unullisi   Why would women who work with the dead celebrate death? Home funeral guides Sara Williams and Jessica Caldwell show up to help families and friends care for someone after death, at home. They encourage families to tend with their hands to the final needs of the dead – how…(Read More)

In this circle no fear

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In this circle, no fear In this circle, deep peace In this circle, great happiness In this circle, safety  We gathered by the sea. Women who hold space for thresholds. Women who hold the hands of the birthing and the dying.  We gathered to learn, share, inspire, restore. Through yoga, meditation, open discussion, and deep…(Read More)

My Grandfather is Dying

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Yesterday, Grandpa turned 97-years-old. Nearly 100 years ago, he entered this world. Now, he prepares for his exit. “That sure looks like my brother Darcey,” my grandpa said today. His eyes gazed at the closet in his room. A little while later, he said, “Hi mom. Will you stay close to me today…(Read More)

Mirroring Each Other

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Every Sunday evening I teach an all-levels Kripalu Yoga class. Students gather and set up their space with mat/props. I welcome each person. Kripalu Yoga practice offers a restorative way to conclude a busy week. The energy is calm and soft. There isn’t too much I’d change about the studio. I…(Read More)

Inspiring selections from Birth, Breath, and Death.  “I am transfixed by love’s intensity and power. I am captivated by the study of life’s thresholds. What is more mysterious than the great unknown existing beyond the frontiers of birth and death? Through the bodies of women, we are all born into time and space…(Read More)

I delivered this sermon at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Lauderdale on Sunday, July 27th. Note that the myth of Cupid and Psyche was shared with the congregation earlier in the service.  I build upon this myth as I reflect upon human love. ____ In the story of Psyche, our protagonist sets out to…(Read More)