SMALL STEPS by Julie Nadler

I have had a number of ‘doom and gloom’, ‘the end is rushing towards us’ conversations recently. For the times, this is not unusual. What strikes, surprises even, is how much fatalism and pessimism can be found. The attitude of ‘what can one person do’ seems prevalent. And then the fellow who says since the…

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Still Water

“Have fun,” one of my students called out just before she floated down the stairs and out onto the street. I was quite sure fun was not going to be on the menu for this 6-day silent meditation retreat. A more appropriate wish might have been, “Have a meaningful time.” Previous to this I had…

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Yoga for Balance – by Malcolm McLean

Last winter, when you picked your way down an icy NDG sidewalk, did you do so with purposeful, prudent steadiness; or with mind in turmoil and fearful footing.   Did you have balance?   That graceful Tango progression you pulled off, finally, after an evening of struggling and feeling like roadkill? When your balance kicked…

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