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.

Venus and Jupiter in one’s chart

With Venus and Jupiter brilliant in the sky together, here are some thoughts on them in one’s chart using esoteric astrology principles. Both planets can represent the high vibration of causal wisdom (Soul and triadal understanding) as well as alignment … Continue reading

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July Full Moon meditation

Originally posted on The Practice of Living Awareness:
Using the conjunction of Venus and Jupiter as our guide, the light of the heart is our full moon meditation theme. This blends with the ongoing theme of humanity’s transformation. Now, and…

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Re-watching Lincoln

In honor and celebration of the removal of the Confederate flag from public buildings, tonight I re-watched the movie, Lincoln, with Daniel Day-Lewis in the leading role. Repeatedly through the debates in the House of Representatives, rancor included the concern … Continue reading

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Light of the Soul, Yoga Sutras discussion: Book 3 sutras 52-55

Book 3 of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras pertain to the higher powers of consciousness and intuition that naturally come forward as the skill of meditation is perfected. We are in the last several sutras of this book, and therefore, speaking about … Continue reading

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Humanity: the planetary throat center – part 3

from Discipleship in the New Age volume 2 and Master DK: “Humanity can now intelligently work with the presented Plan, and this for the first time in human history. I would have you note this. Men can now do their … Continue reading

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