Author Archives: Donna Mitchell-Moniak

About Donna Mitchell-Moniak

Donna Mitchell-Moniak lives and meditates 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.

Light of the Soul: Yoga Sutras Book 3: 29-34

We’re back and should have consistency through the completion of this book. We left off midway through Book 3 of Alice Bailey’s commentary on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Book 3 is about the skill of meditation, as well as the capabilities … Continue reading

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The Sun and Mercury in The Bull (Taurus) astronomically

I want to write a short series of posts on Gemini through the lens of esoteric astrology, but find myself stymied. Astronomically, the Sun is in The Bull and not the Twins, and Mercury is not retrograde in Gemini but … Continue reading

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Paradigms are shifting: YouTube and PBS videos worth exploring

Feels like Spring in the mind of humanity! Idea-seeds that have lain dormant or sprouts of thought that have been slowly growing seem to now have better conditions. Paradigms are quickly shifting from that of contraction, isolation, and not-related or … Continue reading

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Vibration: the root of all things

Vibration is the root of alchemy, the metaphysical sciences, metaphor, and intuitive recognitions. Vibration is also the dynamo at the core of the expanses which are driving self-corrections within the sciences of physics, astro-physics, archeology, paleontology, educational models and healing … Continue reading

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Books for the summer or anytime

My reading tends along a narrow band of inquiry, but deeper and deeper with each book. Many books send me to YouTube to find related documentaries or explorations of such subjects. I’ll do a separate post with some of those. … Continue reading

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