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, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras: Book 4 sutras 4-10

Our discussion started off right away with big considerations: what is I am consciousness and is there a We are consciousness? Each of the four “books” or chapters of Patanjali’s timeless teaching (sutras), the fourth and final leaves no wiggle … Continue reading

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July Blue Moon + Retrograde Planets meditation

Originally posted on The Practice of Living Awareness:
This is the visual introduction-presentation given before the Full Moon meditation. The podcast of the meditation is at the link provided below. The focus of the meditation is a diverse multi-dimensional alignment.…

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Images of the Zodiac: Contemplating Cancer

Originally posted on symbolreader:
It is 1975, a glorious spring in Istanbul. Kemal, member of one of the city’s wealthiest families, is about to become engaged to Sibel, daughter of another prominent family, when he encounters Füsun, a beautiful shop…

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A Riveting Celebration of Incarnated Beingness

This image supports our continued theme of Intermediate meditation on OM MANI PADME HUM and its many layers of meaning and life application. The image “depicts the becoming of the sacred or the spiritual (the OM) from the unfolding qualities … Continue reading

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