As If

As If

The last of the Yamas and Niyamas (yoga’s 10 ethical precepts) is Ishvara Pranidhana, which has been translated as everything from “surrender to God” to “offering the fruits of one’s actions to the Divine” to “unshakeable faith in the guiding and protecting power of...
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,...
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...