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Mother Earth Day!   What If Everybody Did It?

…besides, how often do you get to see a bona fide Princess picking up

other people’s trash?

“Daddy?”

“Yes, my love?”

“How come some people throw trash on our Mother Earth?”

“Well, baby girl?…they just didn’t have Go(o)d Teachers…that’s all…”

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Wet Lines,  Empty Mind…a mountain yogi’s funny fish tale…

ilg has been steadfastly stalking this huge, beautiful Trout Being for the past several weeks in a not-so-secluded pool just off the Colorado Trail near my childhood home up Junction Creek Canyon, Durango, Colorado. i’ve been in my Zendo, applying not only the mandatory Mantra’s for the safety of any harming ilg might cause, but also the Zen Archery technique to catching (and releasing) this beautiful Trout for weeks…visualizing which fly i’m going use, my approach, what time of the morning, my presentation of cast, the drift, the mend…you know, all the other 10,000 Things which keep fly fisherpeople like ilg awake at night…well, FINALLY, the Universe aligned Herself so this new, old Daddy could combine a training run with yet another ninja assault upon my Present Precious Trout Podium Being…the girls left the house early enough and i was alone!!! so, of course, i picked up a burrito to go and a pear (a pear?) along with my Ilg Supreme from Sunrider Herbs…that’s when the hilariousness of the Divine began…

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Everything Blue, On This Blue Moon…and for the sake of my own M(om);  why hospital workers REALLY need WF!

feeble ilg prays this Teaching enters your cells with your Breath and Posture conscious… on the 3-hour drive down to my ailing M(om)’s casa in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, ilg experienced a 3-hour long Mula Bandha, Ujjayi, and Mantra workshop (self created) that catapulted me into a very high state of Vibration in order to be as Clear and Strong for my just-out-of-hernia-surgery 82 year-young M(om)….i arrived in the Land of Enchantment, absolutely, totally Enchanted…ilg has all-Ways dug It (Lila) down here and even under the pensive circumstance, my inner self beamed with Sacred Happiness….Practice paying off, once again…

buckle up, the next two pics might be tough on the queasy:

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S(om)etimes, especially given the WF quiver of Word Choice arrows designed to bring Awareness and Purification to our Speech, our Wholes(om)es lies in what c(om)es out of our mouth and keyboards! See below for a refresher course on my “TAF” Technique; a long-time part of this Proven Path of Transformation.

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If you have faith, sooner or later it may well be put to the test, and wherever the challenge may come from—from within you or from outside—it is simply part of the process of faith and doubt.

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Don’t Be In Too Much Of A Hurry…

So, up those seemingly endless, sky-high, snow-surrounded mountain passes, i cultivated the Witness Within. i practiced watching my effort -detached – without form watching the formfull. Basically? ilg just ‘watched ilg pedal up the mountain.’ This ‘witnessing’ technique is an ancient spiritual warrior tool for transforming suffering into mere effort. Suffering has emotional baggage, however pure Effort is Suffering without the emotional baggage.

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perhaps the single greatest asset of being a Wholistic Fitness® Member; the SanghaLounge…our Newspaper Rock for our Tribal Archives, conversations, questions, and love…get in there and contribute, share, learn, be inspired…free to all active WF.com Members…correspond directly with myself and other WF Warriors…

coach…..
is it correct to assume that having negative thoughts are actually a blessing? A blessing only if you are aware that those thoughts are not beneficial to your well-being? Therefore, you can reverse the thought before it becomes action.

- Warrior Leaf

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so, when the chronic crush of negativity, aggression, and turbulent emotions arise in what my ego self calls, “the mediocrity of Fatherhood,” ilg HAS TO use Mindfulness as my go-to Protector for not creating more black karma

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