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 www.LivingAwarenessMeditation.net for meditations and free online meditation training. See this blog or www.SpiritFire.com for more of her written work and classes.

Esoteric Astrology: Virgo

Virgo sees how things could or should be done. It is a sign of doing, of rendering back, of harvesting the wealth of learning, and storing things away “for a rainy day.” Virgo realizes that today is the result of … Continue reading

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LOS Book 2, Sutras 1-4

Book 2 of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali give the practitioner the method whereby to gain union. Union is accomplished through various subsets of right relation beginning with one’s livingness (fiery aspiration), one’s mind and awareness (spiritual reading), and one’s … Continue reading

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Peace that passes all understanding

May the peace and blessings of the holy ones pour forth into the worlds, Rest upon the Work* and the workers, Protecting, purifying, energizing, and strengthening them. There is a peace with passeth understanding; It abides in the hearts of … Continue reading

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LOS finishing Book 1, podcast and highlights

Originally posted on Blazing Light, Love's Song:
Last Sunday, we completed Book 1 of Light of the Soul, Alice Bailey’s commentary on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The emphasis on the last many sutras has been meditation. Understanding the…

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LOS finishing Book 1, podcast and highlights

Last Sunday, we completed Book 1 of Light of the Soul, Alice Bailey’s commentary on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The emphasis on the last many sutras has been meditation. Understanding the inner workings of meditation is tantamount to understanding … Continue reading

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