December is a month marked by many holidays: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Bodhi Day, etc. For pagans, Wiccans and many of the older religions, it is the time we celebrate the season of Yule, which also marks the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, the shortest day and longest night of the year. We celebrate the rebirth of the sun and beginning of winter. It is one of the oldest winter celebrations known. Winter Solstice celebrations gave people hope that sunny days l
What do politics have to do with Yoga?
If we look at our recent election - which revealed some of the worst human behavior in recent history - we can see how far we are from touching true enlightenment as a species.
As many of us struggle to make sense of the fact that our nation has elected a man with no moral or ethical code to run our country, we can find some understanding and possibly even a dim ray of hope by looking at the bigger picture.
Most interpreters of Vedic
The average adult human body is made up of 50-65% water. Babies are made up of even more, typically around 75-78% water, dropping to 65% by one year of age. Fatty tissue contains less water than lean tissue, so our body composition determines what percentage of water we contain, but we ARE made of water and water is essential for life. It is the first thing we look for on other planets to see if they might sustain life. I write this blog post the day after the Native people o