Video w/Francis: Celebration of our Lady of Guadalupe – Tonanzin

Video w/Francis: Celebration of our Lady of Guadalupe – TonanzinCLICK HERE

On this day, December 12th, 2020, in commemoration of Her appearance as radiant being, Francis visits the well known story of Her intercession, but also tells the deeper indigenous story – the story of prayers being answered that offers us blessings and miracles even today – when just like in 1531 we live in a world with a plague, and with multiple emergencies facing us.

This hour tells the inside story, and there is a blessing prayer at the conclusion that you will not only enjoy, but will also see mysterious benefit come to your life. Special thanks to Li-Lan Hsiang Weiss for hosting and contributing to this magical hour.

Fear!  Amplified fear, compounded and endlessly reinforced fear! Fear is the great powerful motivating force being used to direct our behavior – to insure that the “lock-down” is maintained –  to “flatten the curve” – and to theoretically keep us safe – safe from fear.

As a modality, fear provokes an alarm response – we are being attacked!  And as our bodies go into adrenalized flight or fight reactions, unable to do either, we “freeze.”   This third reaction – of freezing in disempowered inability to with fight the Covid19 virus or run from it, totally disempowers our immune system – causing symptoms of irritation, lack of patience, over-reactivity, sleeplessness, upset digestion, stomach ailments, emotional vulnerability, amplified distress…

There is a better way! There is a better way to shape a response, instead of a fear based protective reaction. This better way starts with considering the possibility that RESPECT for the dangerous virus and uncertain times is a better response than disabling FEAR!

This video was offered recently to the Napa Valley Yoga Center community, and it has been asked for and shared many times over. It is offered here for your benefit and encouragement in these challenging times.

Please email me at with your comments, concerns, and questions.  I am happy to offer you an indigenous wisdom tradition meets modern neurology science perspective on how you can remain resourceful and creative in challenging times.

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