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>one of my favorites…

> Even after  all this time the sun never says to the earth, “You owe me.” Look what happens with a love like that- it lights the whole world Hafiz

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>if you ever feel sad,

> If you ever feel sad, you should come to my house.  I found this magical spot: a big, sloped rock (perfect for reclining) just at the top of a waterfall; an old tree trunk extends from the opposite side, … Continue reading

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>dear saturday-morning community class,

>I have a sinking suspicion that none of you will ever read this, but I am writing it anyway.  I have heard other yoga teachers say that the boundaries should be drawn so as to prevent an attachment between teacher … Continue reading

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>my dear student,

> I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved grandmother and for the fact that, when you told me, I offered you little comfort.  As a student, and not as a teacher, I always get a deer-in-the-headlights feeling … Continue reading

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>ask and you shall receive

> I think that it is rather unfortunate that my best thinking happens at the most inopportune times…i.e. the shower.  And when I’m in the shower, the thoughts seem really brilliant and I feel this intense clarity, but by the … Continue reading

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>on my mat : scratching the itch (or not)

> Do you have the patience to wait  until you mud settles and the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving  till the right action arises by itself?                         … Continue reading

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>this is kind of embarrassing, but…

>I cry a lot.  I mean, A LOT.  The simplest of beauties or joys moves me to a place where, if I didn’t cry, then awe would surely split me wide open at the seams.  This tendency of mine has … Continue reading

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>on my mat: tuesday vinyasa at shambhala poughkeepsie

>I realized this morning that by getting up at 5:00a.m, two and a half hours before anyone else,  I acquire almost an entire extra day of me time by the end of the week!  After my ritualistic checking of my … Continue reading

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>on my bookshelf: april’s read

> I have always, always wanted to be in a book group and now it, like so many other things, has finally come to fruition.  We are in the process of choosing April’s book…Any Suggestions?!

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>in my kitchen: soup’s on

> This is one of my favorite recipes from one of my favorite cookbooks, The Vegetarian Family Cookbook.  My son LOVES broccoli soup and this one sneaks some extra protein into it.  Tonight, I left out the peas and added … Continue reading

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