“No matter how difficult the past, you can always begin again today.” Jack Kornfield
Clearing holiday clutter and contemplating resolutions, this piece from 2014 came to mind. Around here Somewhere, from the Hilltown Families Blog.
People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light but by making the darkness conscious.” Carl Jung, Psychology and Alchemy
No class this week? No worries! Thanks to the great folks at Mass Appeal on Channel 22, I’ve got a library of clips demonstrating simple stretches we can use in everyday life.
“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” ― Anne Frank
Susan Valentine will be teaching this week. Please join her for Gentle Yoga at Hadley Yoga Studio this Friday 12/21 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Gentle postures designed to bring your body into balance, varied to meet your needs. Breathing, mindfulness, and humor. Hadley Yoga Studio at Hadley Health Center 234 Russell St 2nd Fl. (Rte 9 in Hadley, […]
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The irony of gift shopping this year is that the hard-to-find toy was for the 79-year-old, not the 9-year-old. I was reminded of this piece I wrote about juggling sandwich generation practicalities, from September 2017’s Off the Mat: Reflections on the Practice of Parenting. Look for me the first Monday of every month on the Hilltown […]
The Uses of Sorrow Someone I loved once gave mea box full of darkness.It took me years to understandthat this, too, was a gift. ~ Mary Oliver, Thirst
“The strongest trees are rooted in the dark places of the earth. Darkness will be your cloak, your shield, your mother’s milk. Darkness will make you strong.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons