I sit down to meditate tonight, unsure of what to focus on. I feel unsettled after traveling to Asheville, NC yesterday, back to Highlands and then back to Atlanta today. I miss Wesleyan, and I still feel powerless and out of control since my foot injury, although my body is healing. Additionally, I have my period, and have been extremely volatile, and http://www.astro.com (scope it out for your...
Facing the Mat : a reflection
Isn’t it ironic that the things we need to do most, and sometimes want to do most, are usually the hardest? Since I broke a bone in my foot in a West African dance performance three weeks ago (consoled, at least, by the badass diagnosis of a “dancer’s break”), I have all but abandoned my asana practice. My mat, which has been my rollable home and 2D safe space for eight years, has...
If, by e.e. cummings
i’ve been thinking a lot about circumstances. mishaps, lessons, sadness and joy. it seems to me that from all traditions, Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Alcoholics Anonymous, pop culture and so on, everyone is saying the same thing: life is now. we are who we are, we are where we are, going through what we go through, for a unique and beautiful purpose. i also love e.e. cummings. so...