Confused, bewildered, disoriented, dumfounded, afraid, shocked, angry, off balance, emotionally hungover… These are just a few descriptions of my emotional gamut on Wednesday, January 6 as the United States Capitol was entered by a mob. I was horrified, but I could not look away from what was happening. My feelings and thoughts were caused body … Continue reading Discombobulated
I cracked open and sadness leaked out. Sadness must be acknowledged for joy to exist.
It was a hot September, Saturday afternoon when I went with my Dad to pick up the Amish farrier. When we arrived, he was in the shed finishing up a previous client, a blue speckled gray mule, so we would have to wait a bit. His five children were shed where he worked with new … Continue reading When you are chosen, say YES
We are bombarded with lots of messages, but yesterday this one really landed with me: “The Art of making someone feel seen and special is the best gift.” Think of all the times you have been seen; the times you you caught another’s eye and knew you were not alone, the time you looked into … Continue reading The Best Gift
Six weeks ago I fell crossing a city street and broke my arm. On Friday and again today I tried plank and Down Dog. Chaturanga is still too painful to do right now. The form may not be perfect and my left arm may not be straight, but I am on my hands. Six years … Continue reading Yoga = Healing