breath

breathing grace

April 12, 2010
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       Breath is the food of yoga. It is the foundation upon which everything else is built. The breath is where I return when I arise, am lost, tired or ready to celebrate. It is a first altared space.        I think about the tree in my front yard. It’s a big willow and her […]

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inhaling pain carves canyons for happiness to fill

January 14, 2010
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       Demi Garner curls herself around her husband, careful about touching his skin which aches with scleroderma. It is not a gentle disease and it has peeled away layers of Tom Garner. What remains now, at the end, is his ability to breathe. Even that must be assisted by a full face mask rather than […]

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