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Overcome obstacles with the gentleness of water

A reprint of a popular post.  Nothing in the world is more gentle than water, yet nothing is stronger. Water nurtures life, yet cuts through solid rock. Overcome obstacles with the strength of gentleness. ~ The Book of Tao, 78 I’m lying down in my Ashtanga … Continue reading

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Breathing room

I’m on day 4 of a weeklong silent meditation retreat, and I’ve just had my one-on-one meeting with our dharma teacher, Susie Harrington. Painful stuff has come up for processing. I return to the sun-washed meditation hall, lower myself onto … Continue reading

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Overcome obstacles with the gentleness of water

  Nothing in the world is more gentle than water, yet nothing is stronger. Water nurtures life, yet cuts through solid rock. Overcome obstacles with the strength of gentleness. ~ The Book of Tao, 78 I’m lying down in my ashtanga yoga class, knees … Continue reading

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