This category includes poems and prayers by Mara and other writers. Some will connect to the theme and pose of the month. Others are inspired by life and subjects on Yoga Lady’s blog.


Om  Lakshmi  Goddess of Abundance  Deity Divine

I pray to thee for abundance in my spiritual life and on the material plane.
Every day in every way. On each level. In all forms.
So that I may shine my light brightly,
As I share my creativity, skills and experience.
Serving others,
As I move toward the love and light of God,
For […]

2019-02-22T09:01:54-08:00February 22nd, 2019|

Princess Warrior

Feet planted wide apart, she sets her stance
Grounding herself, with strength and focus
Legs weighted evenly, front to back
Feet and toes connected to Mother Earth

Arms reaching from heart center
Open, proud and courageous
Divine feminine willing her strength
Protective, watchful and powerful

Back arm reaching through fingertips
Cognizant of her past, inclusive of all
Looking beyond front arm fingertips
Projecting her domain and […]

2019-02-22T08:54:05-08:00February 22nd, 2019|

Lotus – Padma

By Mara Carrico

Let me know from where I’ve come.
The dirtiness, the mud, the filth of life,
This yukkiness has its meaning, its purpose.

Like the lotus, growing from the muddy waters,
I too, must maintain my roots, without denial,
Unpleasant, but necessary fertilizer for growth.

Like the lotus, oblivious to its surroundings,
Holding steadfast in its growth.
Confident to unfold, revealing only […]

2019-01-28T11:01:50-08:00January 28th, 2019|
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