• ALACAZEM 2015.02.12

    1 month ago.

    February 12 to 19, 2015 Visible planets: Morning: Mercury, Saturn  Evening: Venus, Mars, Jupiter   The waning Moon rises in pre-dawn darkness all week, its shape more slender with each passing night. The starry blue-black canopy of deep space shimmers…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.02.05

    1 month ago.

    February 5 to 12, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Jupiter, Saturn   Evening: Venus, Mars The last week of Mercury retrograde is upon us and I can already feel the ruminating energy of directional planetary change. The snow has melted down here…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.01.08

    2 months ago.

    January 8 to 15, 2015 Visible planets: Morning: Jupiter, Saturn    Evening: Mercury, Venus, Mars Today the phrase “no news is good news” keeps running through my head. I realize this proverbial saying means that not hearing about a situation, or…

  • Celebrating Christmas in Telluride - and Austin

    3 months ago.

    Editor’s note: When news of my friend Katrine’s win hit my inbox, it struck me that her upbeat story proves Christmas can be more than buy, fry, cry, and wonder why. So if your “ho ho ho” has turned into “ho ho no,” read…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Is Christ A King?

    3 months ago.

    "Is Christ a King?" What might the title "King" when applied to Christ mean to our higher consciousness? http://youtu.be/ddaRt-Nlmes Editor’s Note: Dr. Pat Bailey of Telluride’s Christ Presbyterian Church, is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He was ordained in the Presbyterian Church in…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: “Am I Orthodox or...?"

    4 months ago.

    "Am I Orthodox or . . . ?" A sermon about the struggle of the early church to define itself, between orthodoxy and gnosticism; a struggle between authority and experience that defines us still. Also a chance to view a…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: More Than Meets the Eye?

    4 months ago.

    Is There More than Meets the Eye? Is there a deeper order to our reality? I reveal my one fundamental. http://youtu.be/xSuvvKHB9gU Editor’s Note: Dr. Pat Bailey of Telluride’s Christ Presbyterian Church, is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He was ordained in the Presbyterian…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Am I Reformed?

    4 months ago.

    "Am I Reformed?" What did the Protestant Reformation give to the modern world? Are we in the midst of a new Reformation and what are the key ideas that are emerging? http://youtu.be/SYlsJ8CzkH0 Editor’s Note: Dr. Pat Bailey of Telluride’s Christ Presbyterian Church, is…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: What Kind of Car Did Jesus Drive?

    5 months ago.

    What Kind of Car Did Jesus Drive? What were the vehicles of Jesus' awareness and fulfillment? What are ours? Can we view Jesus as a vehicle in our spiritual life rather than the goal or destination of our spiritual life?…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: The Circle

    6 months ago.

    The circle is a very fundamental symbol in our human experience. It displays both our outer and inner worlds. No wonder it shows up so frequently in religious forms, such as the Celtic cross. In this sermon we explore together…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Baptisms Updated

    6 months ago.

    Last Sunday we celebrated a baptism, an ancient ritual in the Christian tradition. In the past, the ritual was often used to "divide out" the insiders and outsiders, those going to heaven and those not. At Christ Church it is…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Where Are We Headed?

    6 months ago.

    "Where Are We Headed?" Do the Christian tellings of beginnings and endings give us a historical explanation or do they inform us and call us to the deeper aspects of our existence in the here and now? Is our consciousness,…

  • Pat Bailey, Insights: Does My Body Have A Soul?

    6 months ago.

    The title to my sermon last Sunday was "Does My Body Have a Soul?" Is there something to our existence that is not bound by time, body, or space?  Can such consciousness survive death?  Or is the better question, can…

  • 8 Reasons You Should Teach Yoga

    7 months ago.

    Deciding to become a yoga teacher can be a life changing decision, especially if you live the corporate lifestyle. The decision to teach yoga usually follows a major life event such as an injury, health problem or relationship breakdown. These…

  • B.K.S. Iyengar, Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West, Died Wednesday

    7 months ago.

    Khrisnamacharya was the renowned Indian yoga teacher, Ayurvedic healer and scholar widely regarded as the father of modern yoga. He is responsible for bringing yoga to the West, but  did so largely through his disciples: K.Pattabhi Jois, his son T.K.V. Desikachar,…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Renunciation

    7 months ago.

    My sermon on Monday, August 10, was titled "What Should I Renounce?" What does renunciation of various things have to do with the spiritual life? Is there a deeper way of letting go and self-emptying that is not a denial…