Category Archives: Inspirations

An Irish Blessing

A beautiful Irish Blessing we share with each other and our children in family yoga classes. May the long time sun Shine upon you, All love surround you, And the pure light within you Guide your way on.

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Blessing for a Mother to Be

Blessing for a Mother-to-Be From Benedictus by John O’Donohue (Bantam Press, London 2007: pp.72-73) Nothing could have prepared Your heart to open like this. From beyond the skies and the stars This echo arrived inside you And started to pulse … Continue reading

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A Story for Autumn

“Like a Leaf”, Excerpted from Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh I asked the leaf whether it was frightened because it was autumn and the other leaves were falling.  The leaf … Continue reading

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Gentleness

It’s true that we live in a harsh world, but it’s also true that gentleness invades that harshness with its own kind of beauty. We see it in the way a mother cradles a newborn baby, in the eyes of … Continue reading

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Light in the soul

When there is light in the soul there is beauty in the person. When there is beauty in the person there is harmony in the house. When there is harmony in the house there is order in the nation. When … Continue reading

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Kindness

“The practice of yoga is fundamentally an act of kindness toward oneself.” Judith Lasater

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