Back on the Path to Stillness and Solidity

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stillness path

Recently my yoga instructor encouraged the class to, “Go for stillness and solidity” while in a balancing pose. I tuned into her putting stillness and solidity together as if one couldn’t do without the other. I usually think of one or the other. Hmm…how to achieve both? Especially now. In light of … Read More

“I am The Greatest.” Mohammed Ali and Ego

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Mohammed Ali

As a teenager, I thought a lot about ego—relinquishing it and all that. I remember, working very hard to be here now sans ego. overhearing a woman at the checkout stand turn to her friend and say, “Egos are like as_ h_les, everyone’s got one.” Wow. How Profane…Embarrassing, even, but oh … Read More

If You Know What, You’ll Figure Out How

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A friend of mine once owned a beautiful statute of an elegant woman, serene and confident, expecting great things to come. She called this woman, “Clarity”. My friend died several years ago. But it seems like twenty minutes ago she introduced me to Clarity, telling me enthusiastically just how important … Read More