December 23-26 – Reverb11 – Writing Prompts.

Via Michelle Margaret Fajkus
on Dec 23, 2011
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December 23 – Karma (Action)
Actions speak louder than words.
What daily actions will you take this year?
How will you begin your January mornings?
“Like gravity, karma is so basic we often don’t even notice it.” ~Sakyong Mipham

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December 24 – Regalo (Gift)
What was the most cherished gift you received this year?
What were the most thoughtful gifts you gave?
“For it is in giving that we receive.” ~Saint Francis of Assisi

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December 25 – Milagro (Wonder)
Illustrate your own personal wonderland — real or imagined.
What’s the weather like? Who else is there with you? Use vivid detail.
“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.” ~ Charles Kingsley
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December 26 – Seva (Service)
How did you serve in 2011? Who will you serve in 2012?
“Service is the rent we pay for being on this earth.” -Marian Wright Edelman
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Reverb is a way to reflect on the past year and envision the year to come. Find out more about Reverb11. Here are the daily prompts for all of December 2011.

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About Michelle Margaret Fajkus

Michelle Margaret is a Gemini yogini, writer, teacher and retreat leader who founded Yoga Freedom in 2002 in Austin, Texas. Her home since 2012 is Lake Atitlán, Guatemala where she lives in a tiny eco cabin with her Colombiano partner and their adorable daughter, dog and two gatos. Michelle has been writing this column for elephant journal since 2010 and has written some inspiring books, with more on the way. She leads yoga and mindfulness retreats and serves as the retreat managers for the stunningly beautiful Villa Sumaya on majestic Lago Atitlan. Her lineage is the very esoteric Yoga Schmoga, which incorporates hatha yoga asana, dharma (Buddhist) teachings, pranayama (breath work), yin yoga, mindfulness practices and meditation. Join Michelle on retreat in Guatemala!

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