Navaratri: Declare the Change You want to Be In the world
2 days ago, on the 7th day of Navaratri, I was listening to the daily recitation that I often listen to before I meditate. I can’t believe it, but I heard something that had never really sunk in for me before. I have listened to this recitation tens of thousands of times. There is a list of precepts - observances - that I thought I had utterly understood and applied to my life. Most of them are basic - you know, the 8 fold path. But crazily enough - there was one I had never
Once you get your shit together, and are ready to take action, read this.
I know a lot of you are losing your shit. I REALLY know. Not only are climate-change induced natural disasters causing tragedies world-wide, insanity-stricken politicians like our own Orangeness are creating massive havoc in the lives of already vulnerable populations -- this week it's DACA recipients. Who will it be next week?? Sometimes we have to just stop, sit down, and mourn for the never-not-broken world. And if you need, like really need, to pull yourself together, I r