Ahimsa, the first yama of Patanjali's Yoga Sutra is about showing compassion to yourself and others. Yourself and others. How can you show kindness and compassion to others if you first aren't kind and compassionate to yourself? Let yourself be rubber.
I did took my best shot at capturing the beauty I saw today on my bike ride in poetry form. Mother nature is a damn fine artist.
One of the most thrilling and scary tasks that had to be done growing up on the farm was evening out the silage for the silo unloader. I tried to capture some of that in today's poem.
I had a glorious day of learning at Bushcon. I spent the day in a room of friends I hadn't met yet. I also have a split lip and scratched chin from a mountain bike wreck last night and spent the day meeting people and watching questions flash across their eyes. It made me reflect on candor and when we appreciate it, and when we don't and how to invite it when possible.
Creative enthusiast, gregarious naturalist, opinionated activist, RYT 200. Amy Kay Czechowicz is completing a poetry challenge for 2018 by posting an original poem daily to this blog!