We Are Always Right Here

No matter where we are, we are always right here. Never before has it been more apparent, at least in my lifetime. There are a lot of opinions about things circulating these days, predictions, ideas, causes, solutions, fears, hopes…. so much, but the truth that the Wisdom traditions have always been pointing out is that…

Yoga with Francis and Friends

If you wonder what goes on during Francis Lucille retreats, I must admit it is not easy to describe. It’s easy to tell you about the delicious food, wonderful friendships, and the beauty of the space itself—these retreats have all aspects of everything you may dream a yoga retreat would be. However amazingly, these aspects…

Meditation

A big part of what takes up our energy in the run of a day, is thinking about things. We even know that a lot of it is repetitive and unnecessary, yet no matter how we try, we don’t seem to be able to control it. In moments when we do catch ourselves totally caught…

Yoga Means With

Whether you like to make new years resolutions or not… Whether you embrace holiday traditions or enjoy starting new ones… Even whether you think about politics and current affairs or stay away from it all… Yoga means “with”. At one point or another you may have learned that yoga is a Sanskrit word that is translated…