Scott Moore

Finding the Questions

Written by on December 11, 2018 in Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Finding the Questions

Sometimes it is just enough to ask the question. Let the answer come organically, when it’s time for you to receive it. In the meantime, enjoy the game of watching the Universe respond. Enjoy the mindfulness of listening. Herein lies many of our answers. And maybe there are no answers. This is the answer. #Rumi

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A Simple Meditation to See the World Clearly

Written by on December 7, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation, Thrive with 0 Comments
A Simple Meditation to See the World Clearly

A simple but effective way of practicing Vidya, clear seeing, is by doing a simple form of meditation that I learned from my teachers and which I call the “There Is” Practice. You can do this anywhere and while doing anything. #meditation #mindfulness

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Learning to See Clearly

Written by on December 4, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation, Thrive with 0 Comments
Learning to See Clearly

The Yoga Sutras is a book written by an ancient yoga scholar, Patanjali, (200 CE) which outlines much of the philosophy of the practice of yoga. A major principle in the Yoga Sutras is the principle of Avidya, or misapprehension. In Sanskrit, the word Vidya means to see clearly. Avidya is the opposite of clear seeing. Unfortunately our human experience is rife with Avidya, this unclear seeing. I believe that one of our major lessons in this earthly existence is to learn to recognize our Avidya and enlighten ourselves by learning to see clearly.

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Valuing Perplexity

Written by on November 20, 2018 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Valuing Perplexity

We all have problems. Everyone struggles with perplexity. People  grapple with the unknown, about the Universe, sure, but more specifically about our own complicated life. And we all want to solve our problems as quickly and painlessly as possible. Sometimes it is only by questioning or struggling that we are driven to earnestly understand an […]

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The Beauty of Disillusion: Learning to See

Written by on November 13, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
The Beauty of Disillusion: Learning to See

I wish I knew the beauty of leaves falling. To whom are we beautiful when we go? ~David Ignato   And to whom are we beautiful as we go? This poem seems to point to the fact that even in our failing, there is a part of creation and therefore a part of ourselves that […]

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Not an Escape

Written by on November 6, 2018 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Meditation with 1 Comment
Not an Escape

Entering Sacred Space Something unique happens when we come to the yoga studio or sit on our meditation cushions. We close the door behind us, shutting the noisy world outside. We remove the dirt and insulation of our well-worn shoes, forgetting for a moment the path we have trodden to arrive. We take off our […]

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Yielding To The Storm

Written by on October 30, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Yielding To The Storm

Yielding to the Storm Yielding to the storm of life, the force that is greater than any of us, is one of life’s greatest practices. Check out this excerpt from a poem by Rilke . . . What we choose to fight is so tiny!   What fights with us is so great.   If only we […]

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Holding the Dark with the Light

Written by on October 23, 2018 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Meditation with 0 Comments
Holding the Dark with the Light

One thing I’ve learned from life and from sages is that on the journey toward illumination, we must inevitably experience darkness, grief, and loss to some degree or other. Joy Larger than Joy Happiness Part of our understanding is to see the entire Universe, not only the parts which we translate as peachy. As we […]

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Ganesh: Guardian of the Temple

Written by on October 16, 2018 in Conscious Living, Exercise and Fitness, Health with 1 Comment
Ganesh: Guardian of the Temple

Ganesh is the Hindu god who represents the remover of obstacles, the gatekeeper between the earthly world and the spiritual world. Understanding the his origin story gives us insight in balancing the realms of physical and spiritual. Here is one version of his story . . . . The Beginning of the Universe The story […]

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Presence is Life

Written by on October 9, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Presence is Life

Like everyone else, I try to make meaning of the relatively small time I enjoy walking on top of this earth instead of being buried beneath it. The poet Maria Tsvetaeva speaks to this perfectly when she says in her poem, I Know The Truth:   I know the truth – give up all other truths! […]

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Change Rooms In Your Mind

Written by on October 2, 2018 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Meditation with 0 Comments
Change Rooms In Your Mind

I climb out of the car after 6 hours of freeway driving, fun traveling and an amazing change of scenery, and jump into a different landscape, a dark, cool, autumn evening.  Summed up: short sleeves, short shorts, short run. The fragrant autumn air! I climb the hill near my house and run by past East […]

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The Crossroads

Written by on September 25, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
The Crossroads

The crossroads is a magical place. It’s the place where the ethereal, spiritual, and philosophical meets the physical, real, and practical. Where these two roads intersect is the holy ground of transformation, it’s the place where we have to drop our one-track thinking and see the many roads. Practicing yoga means to be at the […]

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The Sun Within You

Written by on September 19, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
The Sun Within You

I awake today and sit enjoying the silence of the morning. Even as I sit, I’m watching the bright morning sun dance its procession around my front room. It is playing with the crystal hung in my eastern window and splattering rainbow prisms across each wall. Even as I look, the color changes and fades, […]

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A Practice to Develop and Access Your Inner-Wisdom

Written by on September 18, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
A Practice to Develop and Access Your Inner-Wisdom

There is a part of you that just knows. Call it intuition. Call it your gut feeling. Call it your inner-guru. Call it what you want but I’d wager that sometime or other we’ve all had an experience that feels like we’ve tapped into some deeper wisdom within ourselves. Sometimes information or something a friend […]

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Stress Relief with Yoga Nidra

Stress Relief with Yoga Nidra

You are more powerful than you can imagine, with much more control over how your life plays out than perhaps you realize. Ancient wisdom teaches us that if we were to understand our True Self, we would see that we are no different than the thing we are searching for (Gayatri Mantra). These teachings may […]

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