Yearning for  Stillness

Yearning for Stillness

“Our spirit has an instinct for silence. Every soul innately yearns for stillness, for a space, a garden where we can till, sow, reap, and rest, and by doing so come to a deeper sense of self and our place in the universe. Silence is not an absence but a...
Enough

Enough

I was recently reading through some of my past blog posts, and I came across one that I wrote right after the holidays a couple of years ago.  It was about a practice I took on that holiday season of things being “good enough.” Here’s an excerpt from...
Getting Lost in My Backyard

Getting Lost in My Backyard

Today I got lost – almost literally in my backyard. Well, almost the backyard of the yoga studio, that is. I had heard about a park just down the street from the UP studio, Paradise Pond Park.  A couple of people had told me about it some time ago, and it took me more...
Ducks in a Row

Ducks in a Row

Today is a day off for me. I worked all weekend, leading Yoga Teacher Training. One of my self-care practices is to take Mondays off after teaching on the weekend. After dropping the kids off at school, the whole day loomed ahead of me…the sun was shining, not a cloud...