Little Healings

Little Healings

“Little things mean a lot,” the saying goes. And thank goodness. Hope, healing, relief – these aren’t to be found solely in large things. They don’t require a lavish trip, fantastic news from a doctor, a new love, a new job, a new home. Sometimes, thankfully, hope,...
A Chakra Blessing

A Chakra Blessing

A CHAKRA BLESSING Muladhara I greet you, my feet, my root, all that keeps me solid and steady on the ground, in tune with Mother Earth. I know that I am whole and safe. Swadisthana I greet you, my belly, my hips, my flowing waters of deep feeling and creativity....
Invisible Hands

Invisible Hands

Support. According to Merriam Webster – to bear, uphold, defend, assist, help, comfort. It’s also a noun – a brace, buttress, reinforcement, underpinning. It comes from 14th century Latin – subportare – “to carry from below”. To carry from below. How wonderful. How...
Amen, a Poem

Amen, a Poem

Eleven months in. Still here. Still standing. Some days better than others. Some days kinder than others. My brain doesn’t always function as well as it might. I forget names. I’m not sure what day it is. I’m not sure what I’m supposed to be doing. Was there something...
What Is a Yogi to Do?

What Is a Yogi to Do?

This is a time when words seem to fail. These words feel inadequate and perhaps a bit well-worn, but they come from my heart… What would yoga have us do right now? I ask myself this question countless times a day of late, but yoga – fortunately or unfortunately –...