Thought to Share

by Augusta Kantra, Licensed Professional Counselor
MS, LPC & E-RYT500
It Takes Practice
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… In the practice of mindfulness in the context of any lifestyle is one of renunciation. Every moment of mindfulness renounces the reflexive, self-protecting…

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If You Look Up
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… Busy Girl’s Satori Across the yard, below the cliffs, and just beneath the evening’s drift toward darkening, above the river, through the trees,…

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How Cool is That (+audio version)
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it. People think…

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We’re All In This Together (+audio version)
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… United For three and a half hours, the man in 25 D and I sit beside each other and do not speak. Somewhere,…

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Wait Turns Into Wonder
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… before the dawn the possibility of dawn – all night holding that ~ Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer We spend a lot of time waiting.…

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Where I’m Heading
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… “Confidence follows courage—not the other way around!” ~Augusta Kantra We see people do things that amaze us. We think, “I could never do…

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I Want Somebody to Blame
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.  One day, a monk was walking by the banks of a lake and found an abandoned rowboat.…

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Let Your Soul Catch Up With You
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… Busy isn’t “bad” but it can steal your soul. ~Augusta Kantra Yoga is so much more than what we do on the mat!…

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What Are You Giving Up?
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Here’s a thought I’d like to share… Mardi Gras is over, and Lent has begun. Often people that observe the season of Lent choose to give up something for those 40 days. When…

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A New Year’s Blessing for You
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Here’s a thought (and a blessing) I’d like to share… Each time we come to an ending, we are offered the opportunity to begin again – a new beginning. The practices of yoga and mindfulness promise that same…

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