Too Excited to Sleep?

Switching my meditation practice has affected my sleeping patterns. I’m waking up at 4 am, and I think it’s because, after months of looking inward, I am shifting my attention out into the world. Sending all this love out is exciting. And I’m getting...

Cracking My Heart Open

I reached a higher place in my yoga practice than I have before, thinking of these lines from the Heart or Metta Sutra: So with a boundless heart Should one cherish all living beings; Radiating kindness over the entire world, Spreading upward to the skies, And...

Looking Forward

Looking forward to the new year, I decided my first post should be this Richard Misrach photo, from an astonishing (to me, at least) series of photographs called On The Beach, meditative reflections I never grow tired of viewing.

Ode to a Donut

After meditation the other night, the thought of eating a warm donut at a local farmstand popped into my head. So the next day I did just that. Slowly. And meditatively.

Seeing Serra

I’ve been doing walking meditation lately, and I am often reminded of Richard Serra, whose sculptures are in themselves walking meditations. To experience them, you have to enter them. They are contradictions: captivating and liberating, intimate and gigantic,...