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For Ferguson

Yoga today: Practice peace in my thoughts, words, & deeds. Stretch my empathy & compassion. Strengthen my understanding of justice. Speak the truth & support... (read more)
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I’m Engaged! (The Story & What I Wasn’t Prepared For)

You can all text during yoga class this week. It’s fine. I’m so deliriously happy right now, I won’t even get mad. That’s a joke.... (read more)
My Birthday Message for You (Yes, YOU!)

My Birthday Message for You (Yes, YOU!)

Here I am on my 1st birthday… Today marks many birthdays since, and so far, it’s starting out pretty good. I put on a pair... (read more)
On Losing Myself (in a Sea of Yoga)

On Losing Myself (in a Sea of Yoga)

Over the weekend, I read some of my book to two trusted friends, both of whom have been in my life for more than a... (read more)
Keep Swimming

Keep Swimming

My friend, Priscilla Warner, once said of finding her true love, Jimmy, that it was like “two fish swimming toward the light” when they met.... (read more)
Thich Nhat Hanh in Boston; Mindfulness Makes Way for Love

Thich Nhat Hanh in Boston; Mindfulness Makes Way for Love

The first time I was exposed to well-known Buddhist monk, peace activist, and author Thich Nhat Hanh, who visited Boston over the weekend, was when... (read more)
Learning to Say F*ck It

Learning to Say F*ck It

I can tell it’s going to be a good day because Priscilla Warner, best-selling co-author of The Faith Club (her new book Learning to Breathe... (read more)
Is the Buddha Coming to My Birthday Party? | My Goddaughter Turns 13

Is the Buddha Coming to My Birthday Party? | My Goddaughter Turns 13

I could hear the shrieking of five-year-olds in the bouncy fortress from the driveway as I arrived at my goddaughter’s birthday.  When they saw me,... (read more)
Om Mama Made You a Valentine

Om Mama Made You a Valentine

As kids, my mom was insistent that my brother and I made things by hand. Classmates could delight in buying Scooby-Doo Valentines or superhero Halloween... (read more)
Love Does Not Give a Sh*t About the Weather

Love Does Not Give a Sh*t About the Weather

“What would you like in your tea?” I asked brightly. My friend was standing in the doorway, rosy-cheeked and doused in snow, shedding layers of... (read more)

Things That Are Green

For today’s semi-regular installment of Friday, I’m in Love, I thought I’d give big ups to things that are green, such as: Basil: Tis the... (read more)

Friday, I’m in Love: Fresh Air

I love fresh air. I love inhaling it, and exhaling it. I like it at the beach, laced with salty mist, and in the mountains,... (read more)

Will YOU Be My Valentine?

Dear Readers: I love you. There, I said it. You’re loyal, warm, and witty. You listen. You communicate. And, I don’t mean to gush, but... (read more)