Presenting a year's worth of daily meditations inspired by the challenges and graces of a hot yoga practice, this guide highlights the connections between life as experienced both on and off the mat. Each inspirational meditation draws from the principles of the hot yoga system, offering jewels of wisdom and perspective that can be easily applied to everyday life.
In his tender and often hilarious style, Scott understands that the hot room is where we confront our weaknesses as well as celebrate our strengths. The wisdom we learn in those exchanges, from our own bodies, our instructors, and our classmates, is never finished evolving and deepening. The more we practice, the more we learn a new mindset of openness and acceptance, one that we strive to incorporate into our daily lives outside of the studio.
This is not your Nana's praybook. Have you given up on prayer? Does it feel like God ignores you? Have you stopped believing in God? Could it be that you aren't broken, you have just been using the wrong tools or the right tools ineffectively?
Brandon Kneefel breaks down myths about what prayer is and explains how to do it most effectively. "Defining Moments" is all about standing in the light of the Spirit when it matters most, offering prayers around relationships and work, to dealing with finances or grief.
Brandon Kneefel is a Certified Spiritual Counselor and Practitioner with Inspire Spiritual Communities who draws upon his experiences from homelessness and addiction, to coming out and even his time on reality TV to offer tools and examples on how to use the words of prayer to redirect your life.
Prayer is practical when you know that thoughts inform your feelings and feelings inform your actions, and prayer alters those root thoughts. Brandon believes that we have inside of us all we need to realize our dreams and to live beautiful, loving and powerful lives. The sun can come out at any time, the light can burst forth and your reality can be altered dramatically, all you have to do is turn inward and open your eyes to the truth of who you are.