Frost Bite

  Allister knew that the cloud cover couldn’t show up in time. He placed his hands on the horizon arm’s length, and discovered he only had two, maybe three hours of daylight. It was already cold. His fingers ached as breath spumed in nebulae that crystallized, fell: Frost…

Starrdust: Creating Space

After a couple months of house guests and pet sitting, we spent the day cleaning everything.  We were rearranging, reevaluating, relocating and releasing. We found dust in corners we forgot we had, and shoes that hadn’t been worn in years. As I considered more meaningful implications of this…

Hello World!

The topic for this issue is light. Light, at least for me in this essay, is related to seeing, or vision. So here goes! Peripheral Vision My son and I have always loved to watch the moon. We are excited when we hear about an upcoming appearance of…

Season Of Light

It may seem like such an oxymoron to call the darker days of the Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice as the season of light, but I believe, indeed it is. With each changing season I ask myself what the rhythm of earth is learning, doing, being and…

Candid Conversations: Judith Rausch

Our featured interviewee Judith Rausch was born and reared in Atlanta, Georgia. She married her teenage sweetheart 53 years ago. They met when Judith was 9! The couple had their first child in Washington, DC, where Robert and she graduated college. Their second child was born in California…

Candle

Love is like a flame When it’s out you can’t see yourself I burnt as I lit You sprayed me with blood I crackled but I re-lit to zen You could reburn a blown flame But how will you rebuild the wax? That lowered itself to guide you…

Community Garden

There is a scripture in the book of Matthew 5:14-16, “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives…

New Directions: Finding the Light

I have been thinking about the word “light” for a while now. Due to my nature, I have been wandering all over the place with ideas but finally got a beat on what I would say by noticing my column name – New Directions. I realized that I…

The Address to Happiness

Light is the address of happiness, rungs towards education and pathway to knowledge. We all are on a journey to seek truth, gain experience, and clarity. Generations past have given us many gifts, inventions and discoveries to aid the world. It all started with the quest for knowledge. As we…

Ajeet Khalsa Through the Lens of John David Haws

Ajeet Khalsa worked in musical theatre, television and production in new york and europe for over 20 years before discovering kundalini yoga and meditation. she met her spiritual teacher in 1987 and began her journey of self-awareness. she studied with yogi bhajan until his death in 2004. through…