The gentle overcomes the strong. I am looking at a river flow; a steady, slow, stream. There are heavy rocks anchored beneath the pulsing river. I lean forward to sense the depth and touch the movement of this moment. Up close, I see the rocks worn, clearly effected, transformed even– by the ambling unhurried dance
Chillshop™ was conceived while I lay in a hospital bed recovering from a vicious altercation with exhaustion because no other prescription could manage my urges to “do more” be more”, “get more”, and “prove more”. Of course that wasn’t the “official” diagnosis. The real one had a bunch more letters. But I knew.
We are continually becoming/being who we actually are. This is what I mean. I found an old ‘thumb’drive (remember those) and came across this passage I’d written from my yoga teacher training application back in 2007: “I want to cultivate the kind of centeredness and stillness that will allow me to move through