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Being Still and Finding Peace

This weekend I’ve had amazing training sessions with Kino MacGregor in Montclair, New Jersey. I woke up today at 3am enveloped in great peace. There is so much goodness and grace to give and receive, and I am so grateful for my portion. I got out of bed and took a walk around early dawn, and the stillness and beauty around me absolutely spoke to my heart. God is in the quiet and in the calm. We find our Light and our peace when we simply open our hearts and listen to the still, small voice that speaks through ordinary, simple means. Too often, we pass by our opportunity to connect with the Great Peace that can be ours, because we get caught up in the search for the spectacular, the wonderful, the impressive. But perhaps being still and equanimous requires the greatest strength of all, because God is in the stillness. Shavasana remains one of my more challenging asanas, because it’s difficult to neither be in the past nor the future, but simply balanced …