a foundation was built beneath her
strong and steady
reliable and safe
and then she saw that the foundation
which held her up was not her own
and she desired to fly away
to see if she could create
a foundation of her own
but she found it wasn’t an easy flight
for the other foundation first must crumble
beneath her feet
suddenly she finds herself floating
lost without the ground she’s known for so long
watching the pillars fall
tears streaming their way down the walls
of a broken heart
a spirit crushed by the weight of her requests
a man changed by her inability
to speak her truth
all he wanted was a fuck yes
and all she could give him was
i don’t know
and not yet
photo by Jackie Dragon
If you’ve ever taken a Yoga class, you are probably familiar with Savasana. This is usually the final pose of the practice and, though it may not seem like it, also the most important. But why?
Savasana is important because you are giving your body the opportunity to completely relax and to integrate the practice, the physical postures, that you have just done. For many of us this alone is enough reason to practice Yoga. More than gaining flexibility and strength, most of us just need to relax for a few minutes each day.
And yet, for many Savasana is not enjoyable or relaxing at all. Why? Because as soon as we allow our body to
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Love is beauty and beauty is truth,
and that is why in the beauty of a flower
we can see the truth of the universe.
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You must find within yourself
the deep, sincere need to grow.
~ swami rudrananda ~
We may not know how to forgive, and we may not want to forgive; but the very fact we say we are willing to forgive begins the healing practice.
i’m experiencing these moments recently..