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 Book 2, Sutras 24-26

Fundamental ignorance of reality was a significant part of the discussion, and done so from a few angles. Esotericists and students of the Path, these discussions are for you. Join us live any Sunday. 1. LOS book 2 sutra 24, … Continue reading

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Oneness – non

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Esoteric Mercury – musing during Mercury retrograde

Mercury is the mind, therefore Mercury is the Son of Mind – the Soul. The Master DK gave a model of states of consciousness and Being, that also are planes of vibration and quality. In that model, Mind is called … Continue reading

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Leaves leap from branches Skydiving With an unspoken wager for who will Fly the furthest Twirl most erudite And land with abundant grace. Silent bets that spring from waiting to be sprung. The flights are magical. None fall straight down. … Continue reading

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Light of the Soul (LOS) Book 2, Sutras 17-23 podcasts

Monad, Solar Angels, soul infusion and liberation are among the points discussed related to these sutras from Patanjali and Alice Bailey’s commentary. Anyone can join in the conversation. Here is a PDF of the book Light of the Soul by … Continue reading

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