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So far Danielle Saunders has created 29 blog entries.

Running — Distractions From the Pain of Fully Feeling

Here I sit, no distractions. Just myself and this computer. I don’t even have anything fancy to say. I have not lit my fireplace or a single candle. Not even one stick of incense. I have removed my jewelry and cried off even the little bit of moisturizer I put on this morning. But my eyes are [...]

2017-04-07T10:36:42+00:00 December 17th, 2014|

Natural: Time to Put the Lessons to Use

After all the techniques, all the therapy, the self-help books, hikes to commune with nature and the turning over of meaning with close friends, what is left to do? What happens when you have metabolized all the lessons for a while and feel annoyed at the process of transformation? You spread your wings, my friends, [...]

2017-04-07T10:38:28+00:00 May 16th, 2014|

Passion & Magic: The Search for the Beloved

Yes, I know, the Beloved is internal. Yet most of us have that desire to externally partner with a Beloved. Why is this urge so strong, powerful and compelling? Lusty, romantic, intriguing connections. I think about epic love stories, legions, and tales of wars starting over romantic love. Even at the god/goddess archetypal level, the [...]

2017-04-07T10:40:39+00:00 April 29th, 2014|

Dancing with the Beloved: Masculine and Feminine Energies

We are familiar with rants of the opposite gender around trying to understand the inner workings of each other’s minds, hearts and spirits. How a woman versus a man responds can be radically different. The dynamic play of opposites, named as “feminine” and “masculine,” are seen externally in all relationships, whether straight or gay. What [...]

2017-04-07T11:05:34+00:00 April 15th, 2014|

Claustrophobia – Heeding the Call to Transform

Have you ever awoken on a sunny Sunday morning… And felt claustrophobic? Wanting a life BIGGER than you are currently living. To feel MORE? A soul longing… A soul calling… So many ways to turn for this ultimate growth. Beginning with self-inquiry and the turning inside for the play of the embodied Divine in ourselves. [...]

2017-04-07T11:05:02+00:00 April 8th, 2014|

Yoga of Smashing Your Face

I am enrolled in a yoga teachers training. I am at the point in my own exploration of yoga postures where, to make significant progress in my poses, I must make peace with the possibility of smashing my face to the ground. Actually, this is not a possibility, but a reality. I am working on [...]

2017-04-07T11:04:34+00:00 April 3rd, 2014|