I hope you all had a good Thanksgiving, Chanukah and whatever else you find yourself in the middle of. Here we just had a day of snow–always a surprise in PDX.
In the yoga blog I’m looking at practice again.
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The Advocate–the Lewis & Clark Law School magazine wrote a lovely article about my recent work in Cambodia. You can take a look here.
The amazing, life-changing adventure in SE Asia BLOG will continue to be available and you can always get there with the BLOG button. I’m rereading it myself to try and get a handle on the experience. There may be a few more posts that need to get written. Feel free to suggest things you want expanded. So far I have 28 posts from the trip (yes, I know they number up to 27 but there’s a 2a–back when I had a different idea about how it would all work.)
Practice is a motivating word. “Practice” removes perfection from the dialogue completely. I will not ever get to perfection—I will always want to/need to practice. My practice does not aim at perfection, it aims for continuity, it aims for growth, it aims for insight. It is pursuit on a day by day basis. It is [...]
And this, this little potato, really this is the secret of Chanukah. How the perfectly ordinary, so common among us, shines with greatness in the lights of hope, happiness, family, food and song.
A holiday weekend funny. This little video is probably no exaggeration–at least in some of the early days of yoga practice. And then, in the end, that age-old quesion–who IS the actual sociopath who leaves during shavasana.
Parties of the first and second part:
Whereof two bile ducts agree to be stingy;
two hearts to pour generous;
tour ears pledge to listen more than two tongues wag;
tell tales and re remember.
Suddenly, other parts of me required unfolding and oxygen. I had to explore right here inside, even though visas and maps were tricky to come by. “Magnificent” helped me stretch and circulate blood through numbed extremities and circumvented pathways.