Showing posts from July, 2013

No Time to Waste~

I just got a text this morning for my mom that my Dad's coworker, whom he just visited in the hospital yesterday, passed away during the night.  I have never met this woman but am still saddened by this news because her passing happened so very fast.

Two weeks ago, this woman found out she had cancer and in that time it spread throughout the whole of her body; now she is gone.  It's unbelievable how abrupt and harsh life can be.

Last week I heard news of an old acquaintance, an individual I have not seen in 20 years, died  unexpectedly.  I don't know the details. What I do know is that his death has brought a lot of the old to life.  People that I have not seen or spoken to in a very long time I will be seeing again very soon in honor of this person's life.  We will join together to celebrate a life instead of mourning it. I think that's by far the best way to honor someone, to celebrate them and their time here.

Then, the week before last, I heard news that one of m…

"Light On Life"

This is little excerpt is from Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar's book, "Light On Life."  

I shared this in class last night.  Enjoy!

"The life of the householder is difficult, and it always has been.  Most of us encounter hardship and suffering, and many are plagued by physical and emotional pain,  stress, sadness, loneliness, and anxiety.  While we often think of these as the problems caused by the demands of modern life, human life has always had the same hardships and the same challenges---making a living, raising a family, and finding meaning and purpose.
These have always and will always be the challenges that we humans face.  As animals, we walk the earth.  As bearers of a divine essence, we are among the stars.  As human beings, we are caught in the middle, seeking to reconcile the paradox of how to make our way upon the earth while striving for something more permanent and more profound.  So many seek this greater Truth in the heavens, but it lies much closer than the cloud…