Day 2 of Envisioning a Happy Humboldt Collective Meditation – Matthew Busse

Envisioning a Happy Humboldt is a series of collective meditation events to begin the new year by setting positive intentions for Humboldt County. Day 2 featured the Abbey’s own Matthew Busse streaming live from the Abbey of the Redwoods, leading a heart-centered meditation that filled our hearts with love, then shared this love with allContinue reading “Day 2 of Envisioning a Happy Humboldt Collective Meditation – Matthew Busse”

Day 1 of Envisioning a Happy Humboldt Collective Meditation – AJ Ross

Envisioning a Happy Humboldt is a series of collective meditation events to begin the new year by setting positive intentions for Humboldt County. Day 1 featured AJ Ross streaming live from the Abbey of the Redwoods, leading a practice from Kemetic yoga to heal trauma in our bodies and in the Earth. View a fullContinue reading “Day 1 of Envisioning a Happy Humboldt Collective Meditation – AJ Ross”

Om Namah Shivaya

The mantra Om Namah Shivaya is an invocation of Shiva, the Hindu deity of meditation and yoga. Chanting these words help us transform into the highest possible versions of ourselves. This is a rough recording made at the Abbey of the Redwoods. We’re hopefully working on some higher quality recordings in the near future 😊.Continue reading “Om Namah Shivaya”

How Loving Ourselves Helps Us Make Better Choices

Do you ever feel haunted by compulsive, self-defeating behaviors? These can range from obviously self-destructive patterns of alcohol or drug abuse to more subtly unhealthy relationships with food, people, work, or even exercise. All too often, we’re faced with a temptation to indulge in some type of instant gratification that we know – deep downContinue reading “How Loving Ourselves Helps Us Make Better Choices”

Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu

Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu is a mantra of power that assists us in our spiritual evolution and acts as a blessing for the world. This is a rough recording of a new project recorded in the beautiful acoustics of the Abbey of the Redwoods – a preview of things to come! Featuring Chazelle Owens onContinue reading “Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu”

Where Critical Race Theory and Critical ACE Theory Intersect

If we, as a society, are unable to accept the fact that there are consequences to our actions – specifically those actions that do harm to others – then we are doomed to be overrun by damaged people. Like the mob that stormed Congress on Jan 6 in an attempt to overthrow our government. ManContinue reading “Where Critical Race Theory and Critical ACE Theory Intersect”

Perspectives on the Abbey: Heathens, Heretics, and Wholeness

In the Western, developed world, the Christian church is dying. Membership is shrinking; young people are taking their spiritual lives elsewhere. When one reflects on the kind of religion being peddled in such churches, particularly in the evangelical and fundamentalist factions, this doesn’t come as much of a surprise. It’s certainly not a surprise toContinue reading “Perspectives on the Abbey: Heathens, Heretics, and Wholeness”