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Creating Space Finding Calm Nurturing Breath The UHURU Collection       Welcome to the UHURU Experience.  Uhuru is Swahili for FREEDOM!  Our approach to meditation and prayer is to empower you into your own expression.  While we provide articles and suggestions to enhance your experience, our utmost desire is that you find what feels…

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A simple daily, moment to moment exercise keeps my heart and my mind, my thoughts and my emotions where they need to be focused. It is a quick realignment. It is a potent reality. My yoga instructor has said, "To understand one must stand under." I take that reality into all of my life. To…

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I have parented for over 22 years. Twelve pregnancies, 6 children. Twenty-two years of journeying responsible for  lives, of other human beings. I recently once said, that it wasn't the pregnancies or deliveries, it wasn't the newborn eras where sleep was non-existent and life as a zombie wasn't being watched upon a movie screen but lived.…

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Pause. Before reading any further, STOP. Wait a moment. Place your feet firmly upon the floor. Sit up, straight and tall. Roll your shoulders down your back body. Tuck your chin towards your heart. (Bowing head to heart) Imagine a string pulling up at the crown of your head. Bring your focus to the soles…

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I'm a wise and intelligent human being. Sometimes that comes to bite me in the back side. Sometime really hard. I was raised with social propriety. I understand appropriate and inappropriate. TMI. Right? Maybe. Sometimes. But and it is a big BUT... Sometimes we cut off our own nose despite our face. I had a…

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It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” -- Bill Gates   I woke up in a sweat. In the dream I hadn't been going to classes.  In the dream I was afraid I hadn't prepared for the exam. In the dream I was scurrying around to…

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My moment with Amy was a dream come true. It was my first day at a new after school program. This one little girl caught my attention. She, was perhaps, the youngest of the bunch. I introduced myself.  I talked a little about movement, breath, and focus. I talked about Living Mangaliso. I led them…

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There were drops hanging upon the leaves, a cool breeze hung in the air, cars raced down the main street as people came in and out to grab their coffee and go. What was I doing? Sitting and staring at the droplets of water upon the leaves.  I was looking at the branches, watching the…

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