in a bowl deep and smooth and dark stir a milky swirl of stars slowly pare in one whole moon set aside to rest in a separate bowl strain a freh sun through a sieve of fir trees sprinkle birdsong and silence allow to rest fold night and day alternately into a small … Continue reading a community blooms
This year, we planted a seed in Boston’s fertile ground, a seed of hope. We hoped that introducing yoga to Boston’s communities of color could begin to heal the stress, trauma, violence, & illness that threaten our physical, mental, emotional & community health. We began to grow roots as we created connections with local groups & organizations to establish our presence & practice in spaces throughout our urban neighborhoods.
Continue reading “2014: Sowing Seeds of Hope for Healing”
healing is the fruit of forgiveness. harvest sweetness from your sadness, anger, pain, hurt, shame or guilt with the ho’oponopono forgiveness mantra, below.
“scared and sacred are spelled with the same letters. awful proceeds from the same root word as awesome. terrify and terrific. every negative experience holds the seed of transformation.” — alan cohen Continue reading the seed of transformation
find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower. — shigenori kameoka Continue reading bringing forth the blossom
Some periods of our growth are so confusing that we don’t even recognize that growth is happening. We may feel hostile or angry or weepy and hysterical, or we may feel depressed. It would never occur to us, unless we stumbled on a book or a person who explained to us, that we were in fact … Continue reading breaking ground
the most precious gift can offer others is our presence. when mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. — thich nhat hanh Continue reading flowers