Living from the Heart, Michelle's Memoir, Poetry

The Chronology of Cuarentena

24 March. When will it end? I wonder though trying not to. Trying to be present. Being present. Two different things. 25 March. We all want to know: what does the future hold? There's a sense of nostalgia (for two weeks ago, a month ago, last year, childhoods of decades past). It's a time of… Continue reading The Chronology of Cuarentena

Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Poetry, wisdom quotes

Love in the time of Corona

Gracias a esta montañita Thanks be to this little mountain Verde bosquecito tranquilo Green tranquil little forest Gracias a mi familia por sus besos y abrazos Thanks be to my family for their kisses and hugs Where would I be without you? Not here Thank you, yoga and breath For anchoring me all these years… Continue reading Love in the time of Corona

Dharma Teachings, Interbeing, Metta, Poetry, Relating

Metamorphasis Now

When a caterpillar enters its chrysalis, it dissolves itself, quite literally, into liquid. In this state, what was a caterpillar and will be a butterfly is neither one nor the other, it’s a sort of living soup. Within this living soup are the imaginal cells that will catalyse its transformation into winged maturity. May the… Continue reading Metamorphasis Now

Connecting, Dharma Teachings, Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, The New Story

Inseparable

Why lay yourself on the torturer’s rack of the past and future? The mind that tries to shape tomorrow beyond its capacities will find no rest. ~ Rumi, That lives in us I am a planner (Hard as I've tried not to be. I adore calendars, plotting, projections, itineraries, goals.) And now there are no… Continue reading Inseparable

Connecting, Interbeing, Living from the Heart, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story

How to Retreat

We're in a "state of emergency"; lock down the planet, no one gets out alive; we're all gonna die! Coronavirus slash COVID-19 panic and fear are dominating the airwaves 24/7. Everything is changing. all the time, and always has, and now humanity is being forced to slow down and ground. To separate and unite, somehow.… Continue reading How to Retreat

Interbeing, Mindfulness, Relating, The New Story

Peace amidst the Panic

Take three deep breaths. Let's allow ourselves to fully arrive, in this moment, in this place: in our homes, on Mother Earth. Here, the birds are chirping, the woodpecker is pecking, the dogs are barking as usual. I have informed myself on the happenings of the world as much as I wish to for the… Continue reading Peace amidst the Panic