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  1. Proverb of the Day
    19 Feb, 2018
    Proverb of the Day
    Message Translation (MSG) 2/19/18 Monday, Proverbs 19 1 Better to be poor and honest  than a rich person no one can trust.   2 Ignorant zeal is worthless;     haste makes waste. 3 People ruin their lives by their own stupidity,     so why does God always get blamed? 4 Wealth attracts friends as honey draws flies,     but poor people are avoided like a plague. 5 Perjury won’t go unpunished.     Would you let a liar go free? 6 Lots of people flock around a generous person;     everyone’s a friend
  2. Kitchen Yoga
    16 Dec, 2017
    Kitchen Yoga
    Ok, picture this. You've just picked up the kids and you went to the store. It's hitting 6 o'clock and everyone is hungry. One kid is stressing about missing lacrosse practice and the other is cranky because they're hungry. You're running late; basically you're stuck in between after work but before dinner. As a result, you're a bit stressed. You also noticed that you missed your time to do a full session of yoga; so what do you do? Kitchen Yoga by Julia for Coptic Yogi So this practice is
  3. Reggae Yoga
    29 Nov, 2017
    Reggae Yoga
    What is Reggae Yoga? Well, the name is basically self-explanatory; it’s the practice of yoga done to reggae music with an emphasis on the spirituality that both music and yoga share.  Jungle Yoga, a school of “sustainable yoga,” defines the commonality as, “a deep investment in peace, harmony, meditation, connection, good life, good food, and good thoughts.” Reggae music is soulful, based on the rhythmic drum percussion used as a call to war, the Nyabinghi beat for example, played to trigger
  4. Our Peace Order
    13 Nov, 2017
    Our Peace Order
    The Word of God is our Peace Order Notes from a sermon shared by Reverend E. Montrez Nicholson at FBC's 2017 Women's Retreat "But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!" Matthew 8:27 Traveling by ship, Jesus and his disciples encounter a storm. In a panic, the crew awakens Jesus who is charged with the challenge of facing dangerous winds and overwhelming rain. To their amazement, the ship's crew witness him speaking to the wind to
  5. Prayer Journal 11-11-17
    13 Nov, 2017
    Prayer Journal 11-11-17
    November 11th, 2017 I sleep on my side of the room. The light shines so that it doesn't shine on my mom's twin bed, but shines on mine. We're bunking together for a Women's Retreat. She asks me if I want to turn the light off. I tell her, "no." I like to sleep with the light on. In fact, I always sleep with the light on. I let the light from my bathroom, the light over the tub stay on, just in case I have to see what's going on. But this night for some reason, the light bothered me. I said to
  6. Meditation
    09 Nov, 2017
    Meditation
    Meditation Eboni Pearson Coptic Yogi Is Meditation in the Bible? ……Yes. Joshua 1:8 ESV This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. Psalm 19:14 ESV Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Philippians 4:8
  7. To Be Born Again
    31 Oct, 2017
    To Be Born Again
    To Be Born Again Coptic Yogi’s Perspective on Reincarnation    Being “born again” is an expression used in both temples and pulpits; it’s a phrase in which, through varied religious perspectives is defined differently. Critics have in the past either tried to squeeze the concept into both frameworks of the Bible and Bhagavad Gita, a book of Hindu Psalms, but the concept of being born again distinctly differs between the two faiths. As a Coptic Yogi, the following post from a Christian
  8. Hanuman, The Signifying Monkey?
    12 Oct, 2017
    Hanuman, The Signifying Monkey?
    Hanuman, the Signifying Monkey? Hanuman, an Indian deity with the face of a monkey was the inspiration for the naming of the yoga pose Hanumasana. The mystical figure, Hanuman is featured in the legendary epic Ramayana and mentioned in the Bhagavad Gita.  He is the personification of courage and of supernatural physical aptitude. In tales he is sent by gods such as Rama to travel long distances retrieving plant-based medicine to heal the wounded in mythological battles. Hanuman is said to
  9. The Audacity of Hope
    30 Sep, 2017
    The Audacity of Hope
    Today, Saturday, September 30th, 2017, Dr. Lisa Ashe, D.O. delivered a message of peace at this year's First Baptist Church's annual Women's Prayer and Praise Breakfast. Dr. Ashe spoke from the following text: Lamentations 3:13-24 New International Version (NIV) 13 He pierced my heart     with arrows from his quiver. 14 I became the laughingstock of all my people;     they mock me in song all day long. 15 He has filled me with bitter herbs     and given me gall to drink. 16 He has broken my