walking with truth

I glanced at my fingers, outstretched as they were in Warrior Two, and saw how a single band of sunlight could spin them into gold. Inwardly I smiled, then started to retrieve my mind. I was home - I was on my mat, and I felt peace. I felt empowered. I felt gently strong (or … Continue reading walking with truth

we are all thieves…

I'm a sucker for Simone Weil. So when I cast about the internet in search of something that might help me talk about the third yama and found this gem, I couldn't resist. I admit that it might seem like attention and generosity have nothing to do with non-stealing, or asteya. But I promise that … Continue reading we are all thieves…

Curious George Goes to Yoga: Satya and the Art of Cleaning Glasses

I think about my three-year old daughter when I think about satya, or truthfulness. It's an old joke that children have few, if any, filters, and those moments of blunt, clear-spoken clarity are often repeated through the years as part of the family lore. "Remember when little Hilda said...?" Laughter bursts out, usually accompanied by … Continue reading Curious George Goes to Yoga: Satya and the Art of Cleaning Glasses