There is nothing better than a Monday new moon. Mondays traditionally are when we get back to business, create our week, & set our intentions. On new moons, this is also what we are invited to do. It is an energy of creation and starting out fresh. Isn’t it wonderful that we get a new moon every month? A new opportunity to say, YES, I am worthy and I choose to create that which I desire.
Sometimes, we can find ourselves in a place though where we are not clear what we desire. For me, these can be some of the most difficult times. Even though I have learned over and over again that I am a part of nature and have cycles, sometimes when a cycle comes that feels slower, unclear or painful, I have a hard time trusting that this is just a part of my nature and not an indication that every choice I have made is wrong. When you are a creative artist in this world and choose to be bold and say I have a unique voice to share and I am worthy of making a living at it, on the days that you’re not so sure about that, your doubts can get very large. You can begin to look outside yourself and wonder why you didn’t make some more traditional and perhaps “safer” choices. At least I can.
Each times this happens, however, I return to what feels true to me and am reminded of a great quote from the Bhaghavad Gita, “It is better to do your duty and fail, then succeed at doing someone else’s duty”.
On this new moon, I recommit to what I feel my duty in this lifetime is and trust that not only am I worthy of great success, but that the journey of it each day and my continued belief in creativity and what I have to offer is success in itself.
Thank you for listening and reading and journeying with me on this little corner of our world. In honor of February and all the LOVE that tends to be floating around I wanted to share my track Gate Gate with you. It’s a great mantra of compassion and heart opening. When I recorded it last March, It gave me such joy and I offered the vibration up to all beings that we might continue to open our hearts and trust our true path.
May this new moon bring you Peace, Joy & Creativity.
love love love
What a gorgeous day today on Cape Cod!!
In honor of this Mother’s Day weekend, I talk a little bit about my mom in this video and how she influenced me as a musician and an artist. For those of you that don’t know she passed almost 8 years ago and much of my musical and spiritual journey has been deeply connected to that experience.
I am so grateful for the gift of music and how it connects me to her and all Beings. Thank YOU for all who have shown their support on my kickstarter campaign. It means so much. There are only 9 days left. I know we can do this. Let’s have a big weekend!
Have a beautiful Mother’s Day weekend and know that you are deeply loved by the Divine Mother, no matter what is going on in your life.
love love love
Ah. the leaves are falling. even though it’s strangely humid today, the air has been feeling cooler. It’s a time of going inside for me and a great time to write songs. You will be happy to know I am heading into the studio to do some recording and plan for a Spring new CD release. In the meantime, be sure to check me out at any of these upcoming events. A couple yoga class in Boston, one in CA and a house concert in LA. fun fun fun!!
October 17 – North End Yoga, Boston 6pm yoga class with live music
October 18 8am-11am Hyannis Green RED CROSS Heroes Haul – music and yoga with KRISTEN O’TOOLE
October 25 – Heart of Wellness event, Centerville, MA 7:30
October 26 – Lululemon Derby St. Hingham 9:30 FREE yoga class
October 30 – Yoga Reclaimed , Auburn, CA – 7:30 Restore yoga class with live music
Nov 1 – House Concert in Los Angeles, CA. EMAIL for invite
Nov. 29 – Power Yoga of Cape Cod Dennisport – Gratitude Concert 6:30
Call 646-345-5484 or go to CONTACT to inquire about bookings
And please consider joining me in IRELAND at Creacon Retreat Center for a fabulous HEART concert on Feb 14 followed by a creative healing & meditation retreat.
Happy Friday! Jai Jai Ma!
Jayajagatambe Jai Jai Ma!
TONIGHT at Power Yoga of Cape Cod
Doors open at 7:30
FREE (suggested donation $10)
Come chant to the full moon. Chant to your heart. Chant to each other. What a wonderful way to kick-off summer! If you are feeling crazy, come chant. If you are feeling fabulous, come chant. Chant and be free! JAYJAGATAMABE JAI JAI MA!
AND SATURDAY FULL MOON
Cape Cod Chat House 7-9
As some of you may know Jayajagatambe is a big hit with children. I am not sure what it is, but all the kids love this track. And I don’t know about you, but I trust kids. you can’t fake it with kids. If they are not feeling the music, that’s usually a sign the music doesn’t have it. You can LISTEN to Jayajagatambe anytime you want on Reverbnation and why not become a fan? Come to the Chat House on Saturday night and hear one of my guitar students help me play JAYJAGATAMBE. I am super excited for him and super excited for me. I will also be playing lots of good tunes to kick off ths summer right for all of Cape Cod! May we all be peaceful, happy, and prosperous!
If you missed my last blog called MOTHER LOVE ABOUNDS! You can READ IT HERE.
Happy May !!! I am writing this blog while flying on a plane. Isn’t it Amazing?
I am so filled with gratitude and love from the recent Yoga Reaches Out Yogathon. WOW! thanks to all who participated and took amazing pictures. here is one from Tamar Melen.
So what am I doing flying to Sacramento, CA??? Especially when the weather just got so perfect on Cape Cod. I will be leading a womens retreat with my good friend Andrea Spacek, as well as doing my first ever gig in Sacramento at The Coffee Garden on MONDAY MAY 6 at 8pm. And to get warmed up (in every way) I will join Ryan Bailey’s yoga class on Monday morning May 6 and to provide some live musical love at East Wind Yoga in Auburn, CA. What a gift to be oooommmmming coast to coast!
Thank you for all your support. hope to chant with you soon! Save the Date for May 17 in Brewster. It will be wonderful!
om shanti om
I am singing at the Cape Cod Chat House tonight and am splitting the bank with Yoga Reaches Out. After the recent events in Boston, I am so grateful to be gathering with the YOGA community of Boston and beyond to celebrate the power of LOVING ACTION. if you don’t know about the New England Yogathon yet. tune in baby. I will be singing at Gilette stadium on this Sunday while my friend and owner of Power Yoga of Cape Cod, Jill Abraham teaches yoga.
This is a dream come true and just one flower of many that has begun to bloom as a result of seeds I planted in early 2011. We are always planting seeds. in every moment. so choose wisely and don’t let the events that are happening around you shift your focus for too long. love love love.
I am also SO HAPPY to be at the First Encounter Coffeehouse this Saturday night as a a part of a Celebration of local women songwriters.
More seeds have sown another trip out to Northern California from May 1-8, where will be leading a womens retreat with my good friend Andrea Spacek, as well as doing my first ever gig in Sacramento at The Coffee Garden. I will also be playing again for Ryan Bailey at East Wind Yoga in Auburn, CA. What a gift to be oooommmmming coast to coast!
REMEMBER, we are always planting seeds in every moment. so choose wisely and don’t let events that are happening around you shift your focus for too long. love love love.
love the bad guys
love the good guys
love the joy
love the sorrow
love love love
It’s day 2 of Deva Premal and Miten 21 day mantra meditation. I highly recommend it. it helps you love love love.
om shanti om shanti om
Well It’s April 8 and it finally feels warm. sometime last week I had a little impromptu lunch break a local beach in Dennis called Mayflower. What a gorgeous day it was. chilly, but GORGEOUS. Great time to listen to Isn’t It Amazing?
This past Thursday and Friday night I was up in Boston first at Club Passim to see Lori McKenna share her new album Massachusetts produced by Mark Erelli. It was the most rocking folk show I ever saw at Passim and I think Mark played 7 instruments. So inspiring and the album is awesome!
Then On Friday I had the pleasure of singing for a Yoga Reaches Out Benefit class taught by Jaqui Bonwell at Spinning Lotus Studios in Wayland, MA. What a gift. It got me SO EXCITED for the April 28 yogathon at Gilette Stadiium.
If you haven’t registered yet, please do or support the cause by DONATE HERE.
I am at the Chat House this Wednesday from 7-9 to celebrate the new moon I hope you will join. And lots more gigs coming up.
May your day, week, life be easy and blessed!
Wed April 10 Cape Cod Chat House 7-9 NEW MOON
Fri April 19 Cape Cod Chat House 7-9
Sunday April 22 Green Drinks EARTH DAY PARTY 11-4pm
Earth Day Celebration at Cape Cod Beer at 1336 Phinney’s Lane in Hyannis
Wed April 24 Cape Cod Chat House 7-9
Sat April 27 First Encounter Coffeehouse 8pm
w/Diana Digioia & Sarah Burrill
Sunday April 28 Yoga Reaches Out
Gillette Stadium’s Field House in Foxboro, MA singing with Jill Abraham
Personal fundraising goal: $250 DONATE NOW!!
May 4-5 – Women’s Yoga retreat with Andrea Spacek– ANANDA center in California
Wed May 15 Cape Cod Chat House 7-9
Friday May 17 Brewster UU w/Fugan Dineen
Sat May 25 Cape Cod Chat House 7-9 FULL MOON
Fri May 31 Cape Cod Chat House 7-9