rise up singing

Hi Friends!

It’s time to chant. Right now… Well… in an hour and change… 7 PMSunday, the 22nd – at Unity Church, Fort Collins – 1401 W Vine Dr – $10 suggested

Tomorrow, Monday, the 23rd9:30 AM – Sufi Meditation at my house (2727 Alan St, Fort Collins)… come on over.

Thursday, May 26th, Dance of Universal Peace – Unity Church, Fort Collins –7:30 PM – $10 suggested

NO MEDITATION at my house on the 30th!!! You are welcome to do it on your own…

Thursday, June 2nd – Dance in Fort Collins – 7:30 PM – Unity Church – $10 suggested

Monday, June 6th – Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM – yay!

NO DANCE in FORT COLLINS THURSDAY the 9th… you are welcome to do it on your own… 🙂

Sunday, June 12th – CHANT at Unity Fort Collins – 4 PM – did you get that? 4 PM – that’s FOUR o’clock in the PM – Happy day! – $10 suggested

And… mark your calendar:
ZIKR – Saturday, June 18th7 PM – Rocky Mountain Miracle Center, (1939 S Monroe, Denver) – $5 suggested and dessert potluck

And… Don’t forget to register for MeadowFest (June 23 to 26)… a sweet community campout: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Please tell me what you make of this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JWTaaS7LdU

LOVE!!!
Sára

three seconds of sunshine!!!

Beloved Community,
SUN shining through the raindrops! EXCITEMENT!!! EXCITEMENT!!!

Want to dance this week?
Fort Collins, Thursday, the 19th7:30 PM – 1401 W Vine Dr (Unity Church) – $10 suggested donation

Want to Zikr this week?
Denver, Saturday, the 21st7 PM – 1939 S Monroe St (Miracle Center) – $5 suggested and dessert potluck

Want to CHANT this week?
Fort Collins, Sunday, the 22nd7 PM – 1401 W Vine (Unity) – $10 suggested

Want to Meditate, Sufi style?
Fort Collins, Monday, the 23rd9:30 AM – 2727 Alan St (my house)

Want to Dance NEXT week?
Fort Collins, Thursday the 26th7:30 PM – Unity – $10 suggested

NO MEDITATION at my house on the 30th – I’ll be sitting in hot water. How about you?

But I’ll be back for Dance Thursday, June 2nd.

Want to go camping with us?
MeadowFest – June 23 to 26 – sign up here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Want to learn how to hula hoop? I swear I didn’t write this:
http://www.wikihow.com/Hula-Hoop

Happy day!
Sára

the future’s so bright

Beloved Community,
Dancing in Fort Collins this week will be so nice!
Come on out!

Thursday, May 12th – 7:30 PM – Dance of Universal Peace – 1401 W Vine Dr (Unity Church) $10 suggested

Monday, May 16th – 9:30 AM – Sufi Meditation – 2727 Alan St, Ft Collins

Thursday, May 19th – 7:30 PM – Dance of Universal Peace – Vine Dr, FC – $10 suggested

Saturday, May 21st – 7 PM – ZIKR!! – 1939 S Monroe St, Denver – $5 suggested and dessert potluck

RETREAT SCHEDULE – REWRITE – REVAMP – REVISION

MeadowFest is still on! June 23 to 26 – Jack’s Gulch – Ritual, chant, dances, drumming, fire! – sign up here: www.trigoddess.org/special-events/

WOMEN’s RETREAT is CANCELLED. I’ll revisit the possibilities next year…

Instead:

COLORADO SUFI RUHANIAT RETREAT!!!
Pir Shabda Kahn is coming… along with local Sufi Ruhaniat Leaders… and YOU… September 29 to October 2 – at Camp Santa Maria – Such a sweet, exciting new opportunity to be together! – $220 registration plus whatever donations you can feel good about – registration and more info here: www.trigoddess.org/special-events/

And the most exciting news!!! Raindrops make doughnuts!
Check it out:

Life just keeps getting better and better!
Love and exuberance!
Sára

CHANGES!!!

Hi Friends!

A few very important notes:

1. NO DANCE in FORT COLLINS this week (Thursday, April 21st). Don’t go!

2. NO MEDITATION at MY HOUSE (Monday, April 25th). Don’t go!

3. You can still join us for Rocky Mountain Spring Retreat with Maitreya (he’s phenomenal… you don’t want to miss him!) and me (I’m alright).
You are welcome to come for a day:
Friday, Saturday or Sunday: $35 each day – bring your own food. Let me know if you’re coming.
You are welcome to come for an evening:
Friday (DANCE), Saturday (ZIKR), Sunday (DANCE) – 7:30 PM each evening ($15 to $25 as you are able)
Location, Camp Granite Lake (Camp Wondervu) in Golden CO, directions here: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/”/camp+wondervu/@39.9099222,-105.4580127,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x876b95414066c7b1:0x64f7d44ade08602a!2m2!1d-105.3879727!2d39.9099433

4. Dance in Fort Collins will be back on track Thursday, April 28th, 7:30 PM – 1401 W Vine Dr – $10 suggested

5. Chant and Dance events in Jackson Hole, Wyoming! Want to come sing and dance and pray with me and the sweet community there? April 30th and May 1st. More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1145372985494018/

6. Meditation in Fort Collins with Jodie Rahima facilitating, Monday, May 2nd – 9:30 AM – Alan St…

7. MEADOWFEST – Pagan-esque and Inter-Faith and DUP and Sufi style camp out! Come sing, dance, ritual, chant, and commune with nature! June 23 to 26… More details and registration here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

MOST IMPORTANT OF ALL
(Suriya, check this out)

Have a FABULOUS Earth Day… Water Day, Fire and Air Day… Ether Day every day!
Sára

Sufi Shenanigans

Dear Spiritually-inclined Friends,

This coming weekend… Very exciting… A rare opportunity to be with Pir Zia (the spiritual director of the Sufi Order International, now called the Inayati Order) – at Naropa University.
Friday evening, 7 to 8:45 PM – a talk on the relationship between Sufism and Buddhism
Saturday and Sunday full day programs 10 AM to 5 PM – on the Sufi perspective “In tune with the infinite, in rhythm with the finite.”
More info and registration here: https://www.naropa.edu/about-naropa/events/upcoming-events/pir_zia.php
Here’s a little video to get a sense of Pir Zia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAX47cd9HLs

ALSO…

Thursday, April 14th – Dance of Universal Peace with me – 7:30 PM – 1401 W Vine Dr, Ft Collins – $10 suggested donation

Saturday, April 16th – Community Zikr – with me – 7 PM – 1939 S Monroe St, Denver – $5 suggested donation and dessert potluck

Monday, April, 18th – Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM – 2727 Alan St

THEN…

NO FORT COLLINS DANCE Thursday, April 21st because…

SPRING RETREAT with me and Maitreya is Friday the 22nd (morning) to Monday the 25th (afternoon). YAY!!! Hope you’re coming!

It’s RAINING!!!
Sára

Happy Dance!!!

Hi Friends,

At the Fort Collins dance tomorrow (Thursday, April 7th), Khabir, my dear friend from Germany will be co-leading the evening with me. YAY!!! 7:30 PM – 1401 W Vine Dr, Ft Collins – $10 suggested. Come join us. Twill be Brillig!

Then…

Would you like a chant this weekend? Sunday evening? I’ll have to set a location… but I think it’d be FUN… please let me know if you think you could attend. 7 PM.

And…

Meditation at my house, Monday, April 11th9:30 AM – 2727 Alan St

Dance in Fort Collins, Thursday, April 14th7:30 PM – 1401 W Vine – the usual crew – $10 suggested donation

Oh! OH!!! THEN…

ZIKR!!! – Saturday, April 16th7 PM – 1939 S Monroe St, Denver – $5 suggested donation and dessert potluck – Woo-hoo!

Good golly! Spring Retreat is coming right up! Are you coming? Talk to me pronto eh?

Life is fabulous!
Need proof?
Here’s a squirrel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EnDwkclDcA
Cheers!
Sára

too much goodness!

Howdy Friends!
How’s the Spring treating you?
Enjoying the snow? The flowers? The birds? The mid-terms?
Want to sing and dance and pray with other fabulous human beings? Let’s!

Thursday, March 24th – Dance of Universal Peace – 1401 W Vine Dr, Ft Collins – 7:30 PM – $10 suggested donation

NO MEDITATION AT MY HOUSE MONDAY the 28th! Please don’t come by. The dog will bark at you.

Thursday, March 31st – Dance – Vine Dr, Ft Collins – 7:30 PM – $10 suggested

APRIL 1st – SPRING RETREAT REGISTRATION DEADLINE!!! – Are you signed up? Please take this deadline seriously. The new facility really needs to know how many of us are coming. I just had a great program-planning conversation with Maitreya and we have a delightful retreat for you! Lots of music, dance, zikr, Sufi practices, and deep attunements to nature… so good! Payments can be sent here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/ and I’ll get all the registration info from you by e-mail.
The retreat is April 22 to 25. Registration fee is $215, which covers lodging and food.
Camping is an option – $165.
Also, day visits are welcome – but please tell me you’re coming – and you’ll have to bring your own food – $35

Monday, April 4th – Sufi Meditation at my house… 9:30 AM

Thursday, April 7th – Dance – with me and a delightful dance leader, mentor, friend from Germany… Khabir! – 7:30 PM – 1404 W Vine, Ft Collins – $10 suggested
Also… mark your calendar:

Pir Zia will be in Boulder April 15, 16, 17 – registration here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pir-zia-inayat-khan-tickets-22544660687

Community Zikr is in Denver April 16th – 7 PM – $5 suggested and dessert…

PLUS!!

Want to register for Dragon Fest? I just did! I LOVE DRAGON FEST!! Here’s a link so you can sign up too! August 3 to 7 – http://dragonfest.org/
Here’s a Pagan attunement for you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f65OqLjsHkw

I dare you to run through the snow in bare feet this week. I double dare you!
Love and joy!
Sára

silent piano

Dear Friends,
Some lovely opportunities coming up for dancing, Zikr-ing and connecting with precious community! Hope to see you many times in the coming weeks!

Thursday, March 17th – Dance of Universal Peace – 1401 W Vine Dr, Fort Collins – 7:30 PM – $10 suggested donation

Saturday, March 19th – Zikr – 1939 S Monroe St, Denver – 7 PM – $5 suggested donation and dessert potluck – themes of balance, life, renewal!

Monday, March 21st – Sufi Meditation – 2727 Alan St, Ft Collins – 9:30 AM

Thursday, March 24th – Dance of Universal Peace – Vine Dr, Ft Collins – 7:30 PM – $10 suggested donation

NO MEDITATION MONDAY the 28th… you are welcome to do it on your own…

Deadline for Spring Retreat with me and Maitreya is looming! Get your registration payment in BY APRIL 1st! – This retreat is going to be so delicious! Maitreya is a phenomenal dance leader, composer, Sufi guide, and inspirational facilitator. The weekend will include lots of singing, dancing, attunement to nature, spiritual nourishment and sweet, sweet community! Registration payment can be done here… I’ll contact you by e-mail to gather other info: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

If you haven’t seen this movie… please do… you won’t regret it.
Those of you who have seen it love it and can testify to its sheer brilliance!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-cOukYeGVM

Also, if you want to get a little more space from your neighbors, pets, or family members, start playing electric guitar.
LOVE!!!
Sára

plaid patterns for her

Oh, friends,
If you want more and more happiness in your life…
start obsessing over songs like this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0h1YM5XfaQ

And…
if you want more and more ease in your life…
start obsessing over ideas like this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRwulpQO6b4

And…
if you strive for more and more connection, devotion, resonance, community, love, harmony and beauty,
come singing, dancing and meditating!

CHANT TONIGHT! – March 6th – 7 PM – Unity Church (1401 W Vine Dr, Ft Collins) – $10 suggested donation

MEDITATION tomorrow morning – March 7th9:30 AM – 2727 Alan St, Ft Collins

DANCE Thursday night, March 10th7:30 PM – Unity Church, Fort Collins – $10 suggested

NO MEDITATION Monday the 14th… I’ll be in Nevada at the Goddess Temple… are you coming with me? We’ll do the meditation there…

DANCE Thursday, March 17th7 PM – Unity, Ft Collins, $10 suggested

ZIKR, ZIKR, ZIKR – Saturday March 19th – Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe, Denver) – 7 PM – $5 suggested donation and dessert potluck.

WARNING: It’s SUNNY out there! Time to bust out the sunscreen! Here’s a way to make your own… have you tried it? Looks fun! And yummy! And less gross than the white slime you can buy at the grocery store:http://wellnessmama.com/2558/homemade-sunscreen/

Watch out for bunny rabbits.
Love and joy,
Sára

cadbury creme eggs

Whoa!
Dear Friends,
I am so sorry I’m such a slacker these days!
Please forgive my long, slow lapse in communications.
I am alive and well and hope you are too!
Meditation and Dances continue… along with other good things…

TOMORROW, Monday, February 29th (Happy Leap Year!), 9:30 AM – Sufi Meditation – 2727 Alan St, Fort Collins

Thursday, March (yes, MARCH) 3rd – Dance of Universal Peace – 1401 W Vine Dr, Ft Collins – 7:30 PM – $10 suggested donation

Sunday, March 6th (yes, SIXTH) – CHANT – 1401 W Vine, FC – 7 PM – $10 suggested donation

Monday, March 7th (can you believe it?) – 9:30 AM – Sufi Meditation – Alan St, FC

Thursday, March 10th (amazing, isn’t it?) – 7:30 PM – Dance – W Vine, FC – $10 suggested

FRIDAY March 11 to TUESDAY, March 15 – Caravan to the Desert – going to visit the Goddess Temple of Sekhmet. You can still join us… last chance! – call or e-mail me for last minute details: (970)227-5275 or rain@trigoddess.org

Thursday, March 17th – Dance – 7:30 PM – W Vine, FC – $10 suggested

Saturday, March 19th – ZIKR – 7 PM – 1939 S Monroe St, Denver – $5 and dessert potluck – Wow… the Zikr community sure is thriving! Don’t ya love it? Rowing the Zikr boat… Toward the One!

Spring Retreat with Maitreya and me – April 22 to 25… $215 for lodging and food… Time to get signed up! Registration deadlines are for real this year… April 1st is the deadline. Contact me for more info or register here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Let’s see, what sort of fun thing can I give you today? How about this: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/classic-glazed-doughnuts-51160200

Enjoy the warm, sunny days, the death rattles of winter, and the vivacious bulbs that are making their presence known right now!
Sára