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.

An Alien Sky?

World mythology has interested me since childhood. In the ’60’s when I was exploring libraries, the classical Greek, Roman, and some mythic imagery from Egypt and the Fertile Crescent could be found. Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as books printed by … Continue reading

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Leo Full Moon meditation: the Lion’s Roar

This half hour guided meditation focuses on the bold bravery of being constant in one’s light, and the results to all of life when one is so. The Lion’s Roar of pure Being can express in many ways, some silently … Continue reading

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The simplicity of what is needed in the world is almost laughable. It is kindness. If every person were kind and considerate, all needs would be met. All people would innately and automatically take care of others, never take for … Continue reading

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Like a rainbow, awareness is multi-faceted but is one awareness. the Manjushri tantra states: “The Great Vehicle is distinguished by its prajna and compassion; and their realization completely extirpates the roots of all suffering.” Accordingly, this is also an answer … Continue reading

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Healthy and delicious – simple too!

Two snack or dessert items that feature coconut manna (butter) or coconut oil for good brain and body food. Coconut Fruit Mousse (original idea from Eileen Sullivan – then added to. Thanks, Eileen!) In a Nutri-Bullet type blender combine: 1 … Continue reading

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