Showing posts from April, 2011

Yoga Blocks and Getting Your Splits

I have lost my splits. Yes they are gone. Sunday I decided to remedy the situation and purchased some inexpensive yoga blocks. They were a bargain at $5 each at Marshall's my local discount store.
I'm practicing and easing into the splits twice daily with the aide of my blocks. They help me balance my body while still deepening the stretch without injuring myself. As much as I would like to fight fear and just relax into the pose - I have this awful feeling my knees will pop and I will be on crutches for the rest of my days. Then I look at my vision board and I think Bird of Paradise is darn well worth it. That's my dream pose. It's the cherry. The day I get that, I'll ... I hate that. It's not like my life will start on that day. What about the painful determined and glorious journey towards that pose. Hmmmm. That's what I would like to concentrate on. For now, it's the splits and I am perfectly happy here.

For here is where I am, not in the past and n…

A Course in Miracles

An Introduction to A Course in Miracles: A Course in Miracles. This is what came next after I read David R. Hawkin's Power vs. Force. I have a small belief - that the right book will find you at the right time, right place, right you.

And once again here we are. A Course In Miracles. ACIM as you will see it referred to all across the web. And many many many people are into it. I had been introduced to it 3 years ago. And of course I was not in the right place for it and so largely ignored it as Christian manifesto propaganda. Like I said - it wasn't the right time.

About the book:

The book basically comes in three parts - Text, Workbook and a Manual for Teachers. Like Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsch this book was similarly said to be scribed by Dr. Helen Schucman. And who was she scribing away for? Well.

The text portion of book presents the theory section. It's the heavy 'because' and answers all the whys.

The Workbook portion is just that a years wor…