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hope deferred

I don’t think anybody gets it. Your thing. That thing you want most, and don’t have, that you’re afflicted with and wish you weren’t. And it’s useless comparing troubles because God knows how to get each of us where it will cut the deepest. 337 more words

p r e s e r v e s 

Nine times out of ten I find myself  pronouncing ‘preserves’ in the same old lady Nova Scotia accent that Aunt Hattie used when reprimanding Sarah Stanley on Avonlea. 259 more words

10,000 weight in gold


1. i always come up with such epic passwords and i want to tell people what they are…which profoundly defeats the purpose of having a password. 168 more words

... and other discomforts

i think things like taxes have a very particular way of commanding the eye to cast itself on earthly concerns.


to some government.

pft. 165 more words

On the New Year

I’m wary of celebrations for the New Year nowadays because something tells me the date and concept of years on a Gregorian Calendar wasn’t chosen because it was the best option universally possible. 146 more words


Savasana--the Death Pose

August 8, 2014

If someone asked me about the defining moment of my training to be a yoga teacher, I would probably say it was those moments spent observing people during the dying process—both at home and in various end-of-life care settings. 536 more words

Life In Ojai

Unrelenting message from the Universe: You have the right to write

“There is nothing so degrading as the constant anxiety about one’s means of livelihood. I have nothing but contempt for people who despise money. Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.
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Yoga Writing Memoir