My walk in the neighborhood led me to Eastern Market this morning although I was not looking for anything in particular. A small group of people were standing at the four corners of 7th and C Streets Southeast, standing vigil… (READ MORE)
On Monday morning, I joined in the first two hours of the day of prayer (Shacharit are morning prayers) and action led by #RabbisForCeasefire on the National Mall. They gathered and prayed and then spoke to all their members of… (READ MORE)
I saw three rabbits, as well-blended into their environment as they were, and also a hawk circling overhead. What natural and acquired protection do you have? How much does you more harm than good? Of course, I am asking myself… (READ MORE)
With each new horror — another I have been blessed to avoid proximity and immediate impact—I ask myself (and make some follow through) on how I can contribute more both to speaking out against injustice, inequality, and warmongering, and also… (READ MORE)
A friend once suggested that I took photographs to give myself separation. I do gain perspective, as I do from meditation. The chaos will not go away, and our relationship with it can change.
What does it mean to be here? I ask myself how am I present? What am I doing while I am here?
Whatever your destination, wherever is your next stop, at this moment, this is where you are.
I’ve heard different meditation teachers speak of meditation as a process that brings familiarity—with the workings of your mind, of consciousness, of your relationship to self and other. I would add, from my personal experience, that applies to asana practice… (READ MORE)