April Showers Bring May Flowers

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Happy April to my fellow fools!

It’s a new day, a new month, a new season. Let’s take a deep breath of fresh air and be grateful for the spring, for Mother Earth, and for our lives, experiences and relationships.

“Be grateful to everyone,” as the Tibetan Buddhists teach.

2015 has been designated as “The Year of Soils” and May 3 will be International Permaculture Day.

Here in Panajachel, Guatemala, I’ll be celebrating by hosting a yard sale benefiting benefiting Mujeres Oxlajuj E.  It will be a perfect day to come together as a community and celebrate spring, abundance and amaranth, thanks to our farmers.

If you can’t make it to the yard sale but would like to help out in your neck of the woods, please consider having your own yard sale or bake sale in solidarity. Or, if you have no yard, no time or no interest, please consider making a small donation to the cause here.

Published by yogafreedom

Michelle Margaret Fajkus is a yoga teacher and freelance writer, editor and translator, as well as the creator of Yoga Freedom. She is a 30-something gringa Gemini in Guatemala where she lives with her family. Michelle learned yoga from a book at age 12 and found zen in California at 23. A native of Austin, Texas, she enjoys reading, writing, hiking, swimming and lounging in hammocks.

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