It’s important to stay informed and take care of ourselves and our loved ones, but in the midst of it all, it helps to remember that God is the true source of peace. The story of Gideon. Continue reading Peace in the pandemic
If you suspect food sensitivities affect your child (or self … or other family member … ), our current sequestered state offers opportunities for exploration. Continue reading Cabin fever or a food sensitivity?
As we cocoon at home, adopting new habits and vocabularies, I’m struck by how the COVID-19 pandemic is making me feel more connected to everyone else on Earth. Continue reading Virus offers lesson in interconnectedness
I had just written about trying to slow life down when the email arrived saying school is cancelled for six weeks. It might as well have said, “Welcome to your new life.” Continue reading Navigating a new reality: corona closures
This week, as we are bombarded with news of the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve been thinking a lot about immunity—both physical and spiritual … Continue reading On immunity
It’s hard to maintain an argumentative stance when pretties such as these spring up underfoot and, less than an hour later, the fullest, glowingest moon we’ve seen in ages beams overhead. Continue reading Never mind.
A new favorite song helped me see Christmas — and what comes next — in a new way. Continue reading Recognizing a rescue
Mixtapes can remind us of the people we once were. Here’s one from half my life ago … Japan 1994! Continue reading A memoir mixtape
I wonder whether the objects we surround ourselves with can have unexpected impacts on our lives. Continue reading A familiar face
Today I celebrate my big toe! More than that, I celebrate our bodies’ amazing capacity to heal. And most of all, I celebrate my students who come to Holy Yoga classes despite the aches, despite the pains, despite the challenges. Today, 2 1/2 weeks since my ridiculously minor toe surgery, I finally dared attempt a slow yoga flow. My downward dogs were ginger, one-footed attempts, … Continue reading Toe-inspired wisdom