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Reflection
Practice and All is Coming ~Pattabhi Jois He didn’t say “practice anywhere you want and all is coming.” I’m saying that. For the record. A new teacher training student called this morning. She asked me a question I get asked a lot. She asked if it was ok if she practices at a another local...
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When ‘Eat Pray Love’ by Elizabeth Gilbert came out two years ago, it spoke to thousands upon thousands of people, including me. As a result, I conceived yoga retreats to Italy last June and Bali last month while joining my first teacher, Sherri Baptiste’s journey through India last October (www.powerofyoga.com). I have recently concluded my...
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Over the weekend my husband Will and I celebrated our wedding anniversary by driving south on highway one and having lunch on the edge of the Big Sur coast overlooking the ocean. I’m telling him about a review I read of a book by anthropologist, Helen Fisher on the origin of romantic love. She states...
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I am spending these last days of 2008 in my basement… cleaning, paring down… And being thankful. And here is how it began: Three and a half years ago while Liam was a baby, I had had just moved into our new house and had to take a quick trip to Portland. A little uncomfortable...
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I spent Thanksgiving weekend with my in-laws on the Suwannee River in Florida on their pontoon boat looking for manatees. And I haven’t been on a boat since my trip to India last month. My father-in-law has lung cancer and he has just discovered that it has traveled to the kidneys and liver. He was...
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This was written by my father in his journal after Thanksgiving dinner in 1997. I believe at this point he knew he had cancer. I found it two days after he died of cancer when we were deciding what his headstone should say. Tonight Eleanor, Jennifer, Stephanie, Kelsey Lynn, Rebecca and two of Rebecca’s friends,...
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