There is much to learn here,on this shaky ground.how to patiently sit in the Darkuntil Dawn arriveshow to wander until Lostturns into Freehow to put my ear to the Grounduntil I hear my Breathhow to explore the fullness of being Emptyuntil it Overflowshow to let the winds of Changepoint the Way.
The last two leaps of faith I took had quite a few steps leading up to the leaping moment.In retrospect it's fascinating to see how one thing built on the next and then there I was, ready to leap.Both times I started to doubt myself at certain points. Both times somebody unexpectedly nudged me to … Continue reading Leaps of Faith
Imagine a wall with a trap door hidden in it. You feel around blindly. You inspect every crack and hole. You step back and look for faint patterns. You look high. You look low. You jump. You crawl.You get tired.You lean against the wall and stop searching.The door opens behind you, under your weight.Your journey … Continue reading Walls
Some months ago I started a meditation practice. Like any new habit, I knew it would take some time to become automatic. I committed to 15 minutes a day. I figured it couldn't be that impossible to find 15 minutes in a day to sit quietly.And it wasn't. Some days I forgot, some days I … Continue reading Finding S p a c e
We will meet again,Stillness.And you will teach me great things.About AbundanceAbout DepthAbout Wisdomand how it springs from within.
I wonder if I can move as slow as a snailif I can be as industrious as an antif I can be as patient as a treeif I can be as playful as a dolphinif I can fly as freely as a butterflyif I can be as human as a meand simultaneously just be.
Change is in the air. Everywhere. In all my worlds, things are a'changing.My experience with change is that when we open up to it with all its uncertainty and instability and rockiness, we emerge on the other side of the rainbow. Things are different here. Weird, uncomfortable, vulnerable, brand-new.Embracing change goes against my nature, but … Continue reading Fill your glass
In yoga you're often encouraged to set an intention before class. It can be broad and vague or quite specific. Some examples would be clarity, freedom, or phrases such as, I will embrace life wildly.In my early days of intention-setting I would often have the same intention for months. Presence. It was what resonated with … Continue reading I will rise to the occasion of my life.