Tag: essay

A Letter to Our Near-Future Selves

Dearly Loved Community, Near and Far,

As I write on this late October evening, the stress of all the uncertainties of these past months and years has reached a new level of intensity. The November 3 elections are very close; the pandemic and other natural disasters … read more.

Where Can We Go to Find Resilience?

Every single one of us, no matter what our age or life circumstances, has some story of resilience—some story about experiencing a tough time and finding our way through it. When we share these stories, what strengths do we discover? Who and what helped us? … read more.

Wonder, Grieve, Breathe, Push, Love – A Practice

On the first page of Valarie Kaur’s beautiful book, See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love, she remembers a time in her childhood when “there was no question: The earth under me, the stars above me, the animals around me, were all … read more.

Start with Wonder, Start with Breath

WALK SLOWLY

by Danna Faulds

from Go In and In: Poems from the Heart of Yoga

 

It only takes a reminder to breathe,

a moment to be still, and just like that,

something in me settles, softens, makes

space for imperfection. The harsh voice

of judgment drops to a whisper and I

remember … read more.