I Am A Fake

I am fortunate that I meet so many kind people in my daily life, both online and offline. These kind people tell me things like, “You seem so peaceful with your children.” or “You have a lot of patience” or “I wish I could be that calm with my kids.” I am grateful for these…

Rebooting The Mama Sutras Series

Last year, I began a project using the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali as a framework for looking at gentle parenting and mindful living off the mat. I left the series for awhile as I explored some natural tangents into Buddhism. But, I’m ready to return to the Yoga Sutras. I’ll begin with my original post…

Metta Tags

I have been quietly sending metta, or lovingkindness meditation, to two people who have really caused havoc in my life. I am not getting caught up in it. But, everyday, 20 times a day, I purposefully stop and think of these persons. I say their names to myself. Without any judgment or attachment, I imagine…

Mama Sutras 1.1 Part the First

Saving-face: Adding second-face to the preface Or the esoteric subtitle: Introduction to the Mama Sutras Sutra 1.1: “Now is the Time for Yoga” Part the First One of the projects I am exploring with TouchstoneZ is life off the yoga mat. And I plan to do this by thinking about and utilizing “The Yoga Sutras…