Tag Archives: body awareness

little muscles – March 17

3.17.2017 little muscles in the center of the shoulder, neck, back.   awareness in the mountain, cat cow, and crocodile felt noble.   now we breath deeply and reach for the tylenol. ————–

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present to the moment – February 10

2.10.2017 stretched body lifts sternum to heart height   downward dog swooping arch raises to above.   pillow block percussion scanning for the sensate   present to the moment. ————————–

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appreciation – April 6

4.6.2015 breathing slow and measured I lift the shovel   now of an age to take time to measure and feel   my body, use my body, care for my body   thankful for the gift of it. ———————–

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there are aches now – August 31

8.31.2014 there are aches now regular as rising   pains that shoot across a thigh or beneath an ankle   creams, gels, pills and stretches to welcome each and every day   making me aware of the Gift of my … Continue reading

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a tug on the leash – July 29

7.29.2014 the dog stops more often on our walks now to sniff, to lift a leg, to squat   or perhaps to fake one of these so that he can take a breath as he ages.   I tug at … Continue reading

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body messages – July 5

7.5.2014 learning. listening. body messages.   aging muscles, lines, bone   connections. nerve endings   telling their tale of a life full lived   well used. ————————-

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tired wired – June 5

6.5.2014 tired, wired, aimless heap   worried about the days last keep.   tired, fired, not high wired   only wanting to close eyes and sleep. ——————

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a good ache – April 27

4.27.2014 rake tines pull back at muscles unused since winter’s pall   pine needle piles aerating the ground beneath   while warm winds open cells and call forth a keenness   a good ache borne of honest labor tugs the … Continue reading

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Lent Prayer 38 -April 11

Lent Prayer 38 in the last days we seem to cry about things that have not gone well in our lives   as if we were supposed to be immune from the gifts you gave us of mortality and limits … Continue reading

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air water stone – October 19

10.19 air water stone breathe life amidst gardens.   body missteps, muscle weaknesses spark   questions, resignations amongst psyche, soul, soma.   we brought nothing in we’ll take nothing out save our souls. ——————

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