Love is in the air.
So often we attach our love to another human, object, pet or child.
In reality, our capacity to love is constant regardless of the object of our affection. Your love is your own. But at times, before we realize this we rely on relationship with others to feel and experience our love.
The practice of yoga builds deeper relationship with the true self, which then allows us to be more connected and available to the whole.
Liberate your love!
A beautiful poem from David Whyte:
Everything is waiting for you
Your great mistake is to act the drama as if you were alone. As if life were a progressive and cunning crime with no witness to the tiny hidden transgressions. To feel abandoned is to deny the intimacy of your surroundings. Sure, even you at times, have felt the grand array; the swelling presence, and the chorus, crowding out your solo voice.
You must note the way the soap dosh enables you, or the window latch grants you freedom. Alertness is the hidden discipline of familiarity. The stairs are your mentor of things to come, the doors have always been there to frighten you and invite you, and the tiny speaker in the phone is your dream-ladder to divinity.
Put down the weight of your aloneness and ease into the conversation. …
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Ed: Brianna Bemel
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