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A Poem by Denise Levertov

I have always loved this poem by Denise Levertov. It moves me the way poetry should. Every time I read it I find myself taking deep breaths to let the words settle into my heart and into my own bruises. This is what compassion is. This is empathy. Recognizing we all have sinkholes; we all have injured spots. Some we know about and some we don’t until we see them...

Inspiration On International Women’s Day

INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY What does it mean to be a woman in 2019? So many changes have occurred for and to women throughout the ages. There are activists who are catalysts for all types of gender equality. The Women’s Suffrage Movement, which began in 1848, had in mind women’s right to vote as an essential piece of gender equality. The Women’s Rights Movement...

Why go on an Atma Adventure?

The way we pay attention to the world can make a huge difference in the way we experience it.” ~Gabrielle Leblanc Meet Carie: Carie’s journey to Atma began at 38 years old when she found herself in the throes of an emotional and spiritual crisis while vacationing with her family in Mexico. Like so many women and mothers; Carie had completely given herself away. First...