Non-reaction. No Drama, No Chaos

      "Drama can be an energy drain, draining our power and identity. Balance is what we re-attain with the small steps we take in practice . . . a return to innocence."---Susan           Essence and Power of Non-reaction No drama, no control, just quiet and calm – essence and…Read more Non-reaction. No Drama, No Chaos

When your Freedom is not Flowing: Karma?

  "We know from our Zen, we are here to be free. We know from our icons of music and song, we are here to be free. We know from our artists and writers, we are here to be free."---Susan   But sometimes in our lives, the freedom of our life is just not flowing.…Read more When your Freedom is not Flowing: Karma?

Essence of Small in the Wisdom, Finding Goddess …

"I was wondering how to say something that is very simple, when we live in a world that has become so complex. My solution was to take a reading from the I Ching for our guidance, just when I had emerged from a period of grief and healing myself . . . and felt the…Read more Essence of Small in the Wisdom, Finding Goddess …

Unclustering the Living Mind … Flowing, and Getting the Strong Zen Mind

"What is actually in our minds, and is that mind-stuff alive or dead? If it's dead, then it needs unclustering ... Yin is Flow [or Goddess] Zen is meditation or mindfulness of divine presence, and Soma is our mantra, the original mantra of primordial cosmic force, or primordial goddess. We practice with a radical devotion,…Read more Unclustering the Living Mind … Flowing, and Getting the Strong Zen Mind

What Are You REALLY Doing Here? Getting the Strong Zen Mind

"What are we REALLY here for? The Universe positively vibrates with noise. We have conversation after conversation... yet nothing much seems to change. Surely there must be more important questions to ask? Like who are we? What's our purpose? Why are we here? Yet, so many prefer to skirt around the difficult questions and talk…Read more What Are You REALLY Doing Here? Getting the Strong Zen Mind

Who’s Life Are You Really Living? Getting to the Strong Mind of Zen

"We don't do anything FOR other people as such: zen is an attitude to an art of living, an art of living with values – tranquility, harmony, reverence and purity – just by being, with sincere dedication and devotion to our practice, we heal others. ---Susan   “Who's Life Are You Really Living?” Who's life…Read more Who’s Life Are You Really Living? Getting to the Strong Mind of Zen

Humanity Empaths, World Healing and Karma

"The karma we're experiencing right now in our world has a special significance for us – as Humanity Empaths. We're the Change-makers, Visionaries and Geniuses who are going to take Humanity forward into the light."---Susan   “What we're learning now is “the big lesson” What we're learning now is “the big lesson”: to let world…Read more Humanity Empaths, World Healing and Karma

The Silent Language Of The Heart …

The heart has its own language, it’s a silent language of devotion, compassion, kindness and trust. In our Zen and Yoga path we have many, many practices to work with this energy center, the space of the heart, and so I used to teach these over a few classes or workshops.   Our yogic practices…Read more The Silent Language Of The Heart …

Freeing Our Self … to be Human

Freeing ourselves to be human is a way of opening up to true compassion, and a way of living with a kind, pure heart: a little bit of the Zen of living simply . . . but which adds up to a totality. This is healing, and the healing comes in the acceptance that the…Read more Freeing Our Self … to be Human

Zen of Inspiration…and a Heart-based Way to our Future

We’re all suffering from being terribly practical—that’s what we’re taught to be from an early age. We’re encouraged to be, all the time: open the newspaper and what does it say? Watch TV and what does it tell us? The prevalent message is “…we all ought to be more practical”. . "There has to be…Read more Zen of Inspiration…and a Heart-based Way to our Future