I celebrate Earth Day coming from the inside out. Like the hatchling, I break out first. You may see it as a crack or a hole. My specialized egg tooth is meditation; well equipped on the inside. Breathing the air deeply I ready myself to break free; the air that is within the egg. Like
Raw and scared and hopeless and unsure and angry and revengeful: Hatred is a result of all of these faces. There is no need to see photos of victims, know their names or hear their stories; I choose not to know so please don’t talk details. My protective cover is on. The sensational story lines are
A day of resolution starts with purification. Awareness to connect to what is healthy and disconnect from what is not. How much of the path is already laid out and what can be manipulated with the mind? Desire leads to that which is changeable. Recognize unnecessary suffering. Draw old patterns out into the air and
At the end of this longest darkness I see you and remember who I am. Not able to tell if the day starts with snowflakes floating or fog resting; fingers fumble to write. The window is a stoic wall. My heart is the window. In the safety of this sacred space I am
The story starts with stepping on a freshly fallen green acorn the other morning. The initial thought was “ ouch” and “crap, summer is ending”. Then with the acceptance and appreciation that we can never outdo nature, a lesson formed. The acorn in question was from a white oak tree that is approximately 25 years old.
A Year of Gratitude This week, BFYH starts its second year in business. What did the first year bring? Not to keep you waiting, I will skip to the thesis statement; Yoga brings out the best in people. Forget the physical aspects. It is the human side of the story. The power we hold to
As we journey to the end of 2013, the word intention is a hot button; a hot button that often goes lukewarm in the first 30 days. But it doesn’t have to. In setting intentions, first there needs to be an awakening – accepting yourself as you are presently and knowing what it is you