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Jesus, Me, and Yoga

Almost a month ago I signed up for a 3-month membership at a local Dahn yoga center--and I have to say it has been life changing! Seeking to conquer my constant heart palpitations and gain lots more flexibility in ever creakier joints and muscles, I am constantly surprised--and delighted--to find it a profoundly spiritual experience. Not in a zen way, no Hindu gods invoked--but lots & lots of Jesus.

I have found this stage of life to be an intersection where my spiritual life & emotions collided head on with my body. Things that for years I could sweep under the rug or just push through (ok, and blame others, hold grudges, lash out, etc., etc., yuk & yikes); well, my body would no longer tolerate it. Results: constant heart palpitations, sleep issues, anger/depression, etc. God used the hormonal stew of this life stage to bring me to a Ground Zero of sorts--what a journey it has been! My trip to Cambodia was the beginning of Change; it rebooted my decision-making pr…

Postcards from Granny Land

Well, it's been a long, long time since I've blogged--in blogger time anyway. I suppose sometimes living life takes precedence over blogging life. I have been in the US 6 weeks today (!) and have been totally swept up in the whirlwind that seems to surround life with my grandchildren. I have been very flattered to have several friends prod me to blog. Wow. So, not letting that go to my head, here are some pictures of my wee ones--the lights of my life and the focus of my prayers, for the most part (the next generation deserves plenty of prayer don't you think?!). That said, I have found it necessary to seek lodging somewhere else than my own home, which is presently occupied by 3 of my little darlings. Though I love them dearly, this stage of life I'm in demands large chunks of Peace & Quiet and a wee bit of Autonomy :)

Anyway, enjoy! The outdoor pictures are of Nikki's little ones rejoicing in their first visit to the home their parents just bought (bu…