This mantra was taught at the first kundalini yoga class I attended. The class itself was kind of a miracle – there was live music and towards the end, the room was filled with chanting, and I felt so happy. I hadn’t felt that happy in a long time. Or maybe ever in quite that […]
This new “Touchstone” from Colors in Motion is still very new to me. I kind of fall into it. I feel that it just appeared, like a lightning bolt or a burning bush, and left me in complete dazzlement. That may sound over-dramatic – but when a project like this is completed, one has such […]
Joan Myra Polikoff June 8, 1961- January 14, 2016 An improvisation on “Dodi Li” Damiel Faxon, cello Eve Kodiak, piano recorded by Jim McClure at Betsy’s Folly Studios, Lyndeborough, NH January 14, 2017 Some anniversaries are too raw to remember . . . but […]
December 30, 2016 – January 1, 2017 I am thinking about yesterday’s New Moon, and the New Sun we’ll have on New Year’s Day . . . about how body and soul, moon and sun, orbit in beautiful synchrony at times – and how, at other times, they don’t. At least from here, it seems […]
When I started Manna With Ketchup I had a vision. I was going to write about the challenges and joys and just plain weirdness of being a spiritual being in a human body. Mid-January, shortly after I got the site up and partially running, my sister put a really difficult twist into my topic. She died. On purpose. She might have […]
The limitations of a hands-on practice are evident – I can only get my hands on so many children. So this notice from Medcalm – a company that sells videos to hospitals – made me really really happy: “We are adding the new Sleep Like A Baby 1/2 hour program to the BMP, pediatric offering as […]
Sleep Like a Baby is a new Colors in Motion “Touchstone -“ a half hour video combining images from fine art, floating in a wash of piano improvisations. It’s a peaceful experience, I think, and you can access it free any time you need one of those! Sleep Like a Baby is also an hour-long album of lullabies […]
A new blog . . . on the comedy of the spiritual life as experience through being human . . . which will begin when I figure out how to. Stay posted.