As the sun goes down, I reflect on my day today. I awoke to the realization that I had no obligations. I had planned to go to Qi Gong, but then I realized I didn't have to go, no one was forcing me (besides my inner critic, perhaps). And as I lay in bed contemplating... Continue Reading →
On December 21, 1989 my big sister Ariel Joann Abramson was born. On February 25, 2017 she died. This winter solstice was the first birthday after her death. Today it feels like my shoulders are trying to hold up my whole body. It’s a tough job with such a heavy heart, I feel them start... Continue Reading →
Inhale, Exhale. Inspire, Extend. Take in, Empty, empty. Feel that space, Steady, steady. Move closer, Bring it in. Step away, See within. Feels uncertain, Just keep staying. What's unfolding, Is conveying. Learn a bit, Take a break. Stay awake, Start again. Inhale, Exhale. Inspire, Extend.
There's something that doesn't feel right, When the folks on the megabus are primarily black, And the folks on the airplane are primarily white. Truth is staring me straight in the eye, Each seat of first class occupied by some rich, white guy. And YES, I want to see a way outside of right and... Continue Reading →
How does one live a meaningful life? I have a feeling as I sit to write this that this will not be the only article I write on the meaning of life, ha! The question above has stayed with me for many years, becoming like a shadow that follows me everywhere. And as I walk... Continue Reading →
If you've tried meditating before, or I should really say, if you've tried seated, silent meditation before, you might have noticed that sometimes your mind is racing a thousand miles a minute and there's no way in hell you're going to find a gap of silence. This how many people try meditation, walk away from... Continue Reading →