Something is clicking between my understanding of the physical practice and the other Raja limbs. It is always stressed that yoga should not be physically uncomfortable but that in other areas of practice we must lean into our discomfort. I personally rely heavily on analogies. Analogies work for me because in our greater oneness with…Read more Month 4 – Sunday
How do we exist with ease? By knowing ourselves. By observing ourselves and our relationship with our own boundaries and comfort. Observe with acceptance rather than criticism. I’m easily fooled by dysfunction. My family has so fully accepted their subtle dysfunctions that they exhibit a false image of ease. Familiar lies can seem so easy…Read more Month 4 – Saturday
The room feels different. Hope feels present for me in a way it hasn’t before. Laughing is happening more freely. Are these just my feelings? Acceptance is happening for me with more ease. I feel less fear. The absence of fear has made room for acceptance? Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice…Read more Month 4 – Friday
The God in me is not merely connected to the God in others. It is the same God and this God is in everything. When we inflict pain on anything outside our earthly bodies we are inflicting pain on our God, on our true selves. We destroy and neglect and cannibalize our selves, our God.
How do I use my gatekeeping powers? Not always well. I strive for transparency but that isn't enough. "Reactionary" is not enough. I default to sharing power - I love this. As a worker, I need to be more organized and prepared to share tools. I need to assess & measure those who might be…Read more Month 3 – Friday
How do I hold both the harm I cause and the love I have for the Black people in my life?
I felt very troubled by how much blockage I felt with the conflict in the room. I could not find my honest reaction. Why could I solidly see the broken contract by only one person (a WOC) when the other woman broke a contract as well (white woman)? I couldn't feel it clearly. I later…Read more Month 2 – Saturday