Thirty-One Days of Anything Else

I feel like I should wrap up Thirty Days of Forgiveness though I can’t really remember if I’ve done so at the conclusion of my previous Novembers. Surely I did, in the interest of closure or summation. I don’t know, maybe I didn’t. What I can tell you today is that it feels incomplete to…

TDOF–Nov. 28 – Nov. 30

I’ve decided to forego the introduction to Thirty Days of Forgiveness and cut to the chase for the rest of the practice. If you just got here you can check out the explanation on my Oct. 27th post. What must die? 11/28:  The criticism that I wasted my youth. 11/29:  The dread of old age….

TDOF–Nov. 25 – Nov. 27

I’ve decided to forego the introduction to Thirty Days of Forgiveness and cut to the chase for the rest of the practice. If you just got here you can check out the explanation on my Oct. 27th post. What must die? 11/25:  The conclusion that no one knows how this feels. Alternatively, no one understands….

TDOF–Nov. 24

I’ve decided to forego the introduction to Thirty Days of Forgiveness and cut to the chase for the rest of the practice. If you just got here you can check out the explanation on my Oct. 27th post. What must die? Joining in the collective complaining just to be part of the conversation. If to…

TDOF–Nov. 21 – 22

I’ve decided to forego the introduction to Thirty Days of Forgiveness and cut to the chase for the rest of the practice. If you just got here you can check out the explanation on my Oct. 27th post. What must die? 11/21:  The idea that there are a finite number of times we get to…

TDOF–Nov. 19 – 20

I’ve decided to forego the introduction to Thirty Days of Forgiveness and cut to the chase for the rest of the practice. If you just got here you can check out the explanation on my Oct. 27th post. What must die? 11/19:  The belief that there are certain things in the Universe I just can’t…

TDOF–Nov. 18

I’ve decided to forego the introduction to Thirty Days of Forgiveness and cut to the chase for the rest of the practice. If you just got here you can check out the explanation on my Oct. 27th post. What must die? Dis-integration. All the part of ourselves we’ve tried to divorce? We have to take…

TDOF–Nov. 17

I’ve decided to forego the introduction to Thirty Days of Forgiveness and cut to the chase for the rest of the practice. If you just got here you can check out the explanation on my Oct. 27th post. What must die? The thinking that says a certain set of circumstances means I don’t belong. Don’t…

TDOF–Nov. 16

I confess I’ve got nothing today. I’m empty, at least for the moment. I got up early as usual to sit in contemplation for this practice and waited for something to bubble up. No bubbles. Thirty minutes in silence. Waiting. No bubbles. So I’ve waited several hours more, obviously not in silence, but I’ve still got…

TDOF–Nov. 15

I’ve decided to forego the introduction to Thirty Days of Forgiveness and cut to the chase for the rest of the practice. If you just got here you can check out the explanation on my Oct. 27th post. What must die? The dream that yoga would be the conduit through which I could become a…

TDOF–Nov. 14

I’ve decided to forego the introduction to Thirty Days of Forgiveness and cut to the chase for the rest of the practice. If you just got here you can check out the explanation on my Oct. 27th post. What must die? Validation. I’ve just got to accept that sometimes I’m the only one who knows…

TDOF–Nov. 13

I’ve decided to forego the introduction to Thirty Days of Forgiveness and cut to the chase for the rest of the practice. If you just got here you can check out the explanation on my Oct. 27th post. What must die? A standard of beauty. I mean, really, how have we not figured out that…