Silence is Golden

During a stay at the Ragdale Foundation a few years back, one of the residents kept a weekly day of silence. From the moment she awoke until the moment she went to sleep, she didn’t speak. Not a word. She carried a pad and pencil in case something crucial needed...

Time Flies When You’re in Eagle Pose

              Come May, I will have been practicing yoga for seven years. Astonishing. No exercise regimen has ever held my attention for even half as long. Perhaps because yoga is so much more than exercise. Or perhaps because yoga...

That Space Between Breaths

I wrote the following for another site — Red Room — where I occasionally blog. But why not share it here, too. Wishing those who will be fasting a meaningful time of insight and reflection and may all of us be inscribed in the Book of Life for a year of...