Author Archives: Donna Mitchell-Moniak

About Donna Mitchell-Moniak

Donna Mitchell-Moniak lives and meditates with residents at Spirit Fire Meditative Retreat Center which she founded in 2003. The Practice of Living Awareness is an outpouring of her heart-mind and lifetimes of meditation practice in various disciplines. See for meditations and free online meditation training. See this blog or for more of her written work and classes.

LOS (Light of the Soul) teleconference discussion group

Last Sunday’s teleconference gathering engaged the first 5 sutras (Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras) and the commentary by Alice Bailey in The Light of the Soul. It was a rich and lively discussion with many people participating and contributing. Here are some … Continue reading

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Aries Full Moon webcast

Aries represents the adventurous striving for highest freedom. This is epitomized in the myth of Durga battling the asura, in Moses battling Pharaoh, and in Jesus’ resurrection from death. All are Aries. Yet, eventually all weapons must be discarded, and … Continue reading

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No clouds

Bird flitting Mind flitting. Bird landing Mind abiding. Sky open Sky-like mind No clouds No clouds Trees reach into always perfect space Mind realizes its nature. Photograph: Incoming by Matthew Pacunas on DeviantART

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Notes from the Light of the Soul teleconference discussion group

April 6, we began the Light of the Soul free teleconference discussion group with about 25 people. The book is by Alice Bailey and is a commentary on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The first night’s discussion included these topics: … Continue reading

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Image: Hubble Telescope Buddha, bodhisattva: White Tara Quote: donna

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