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Truth and Fire

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Truth and fire relate. Truth can light a flame in your spirit that causes you to take immediate action. When you hear the truth it can warm your heart. We even say the music we feel the most is … Fire. Fire was my first teacher of true pain. It can also be uncontrollable, once set loose it will engulf anything near. My name means earth but I have always been one with fire! Transform
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Fire Stones – Amber, Carnelian, Citrine, Fire Agate, Fire Opal, Garnet, Red Calcite, Red Jasper, Rubellite (Red Tourmaline), Ruby, Sard, Sardonyx, Sunstone, Volcanic Black Salt (natural)
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I went to sleep with a carnelian stone and woke up with this idea. Meditating near fire was never one of my desires but it was this morning. Using knowledge I learned yesterday I created a safe mini torch and session began!
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A deep back bend over an open flame leaves no room for mistakes. I can say the feeling of a subtle warmth behind me was comforting.
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Meditate and create an internal fire within. This fire will burn all of the bad habits and regrets that you wish to move on from. Your internal flame is infinite and can transform you at your command. The Phoenix is said to live for 500 or 1461 years at the end of its life-cycle the phoenix builds itself a nest of cinnamon twigs that it then ignites; both nest and bird burn fiercely and are reduced to ashes, from which a new, young Phoenix arises.

 

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A more than exciting way to begin a day for me. Simple yoga routines, chess and fire. Enjoy your day and make it  fire but don’t get fired 😉 .

 

How to find water in the Desert!

You may be saying to yourself what would I ever be doing in a desert.  Hey life has a way of making you eat the words you put out. So if your going to eat those words you should atleast have some water to do so with in the desert.

Deserts are areas that receive less than 10 inches (250 mm) of precipitation a year. They are hot and dry during the day and cold at night. The most important thing you need in a desert is water. Here are ways to find it.

Look for wildlife, like birds in a tree, or insects (especially flies, mosquitoes).Wherever there is wildlife, there is probably a source of water nearby.redtailedhawk

  • Sometimes birds circle over water.
  • Bees fly in a straight line to and from water up to 1,000 meters away.[1]

Dig in dry stream or river beds and/or near vegetation. If the soil is damp just under the surface, keep digging a hole until water seeps into it. Use your hand to drink it, or soak it up with fabric and wring the water into your mouth. Or, if you’re prepared, follow the steps in How to Make Water in the Desert.46771888

  • Cottonwoods, willows, sycamores, hackberry and cattails are likely to be near groundwater.[2]
  • The more familiar you are with the vegetation in the desert you’re in, the better your chances of finding water.

Look for water around and under rocks, which slow evaporation. Be sure to check for scorpions first as they are also lurking under rocks.670px-Find-Water-in-the-Desert-Step-3

Look for dew. Gather dew drops on vegetation before sunrise by soaking them with a clothing article and squeeze it into a container, or straight into your mouth. Another way to get dew drops is to turn over half-buried rocks. The coolness of the rock’s surface can collect several dew drops.

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  • Turn over half-buried stones in the desert just before dawn and dew will form on their surface.[1]

 

Search for cacti. Be careful, though, as some cacti are poisonous. If you cut it open and the cacti has a milky colored liquid in it, it’s poisonous. If not, it is probably really cool water, be sure to look for that type. See How to Test if a Plant Is Edible.Desert_Cactus_Wallpaper__yvt2

  • The prickly pear cactus is an great example of a cactus that is safe to eat and contains a lot of moisture.
  • Be careful of the barrel cactus out there. Some are poisonous.

 

Wiki-How Source

 

 

Eyes open or Eyes Closed

 

Eyes open or eyes closed? it seems to me that certain asanas (pose) I find it easier to remain balanced while my eyes are open and when I close them mid asana I am wobbling all over the place.Balance So it made me explore the reasoning behind it. I’ve learned that I am depending on sight for balance when my eyes are open.  When I am depending on feel for balance my eyes are closed.  Just something I realized.