Thursday, June 4, 2015

Go All In

 Photos by Respiro Photography.

What do you have to lose? Everything you've experienced, all your suffering and joy, it has led to this moment. You might as well go all in. 

Today I taught yoga and felt shitty about it afterward. 'The sequencing was off, I couldn't find my groove, the music wasn't right...' all these thoughts started coming into my mind. 

I went about my day. I didn't dwell on it too much but my ego definitely was starting to chatter. 


Then later on I had this moment where a child smiled at me with pure joy... he looked into my eyes and just smiled. It was a wonderful moment of connection without any judgment. 

No 'this is good' or 'this is bad ' or 'I am this' and 'you are that.' It was just a smile. It reminded me that all of these experiences I'm having are what they need to be. 

It is possible to have an imperfect experience and be grateful for it. We need all of this, the highs and lows and the in-betweens. All the yoga classes. It's possible to take away the judgment and just have the experience.

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