It’s Never Gonna End—Enduring & Finding Softness

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If there are certain yoga poses you just dread, read this post on how we can choose to suffer or how we can choose to find space despite the suffering.

As I drove to teach class this morning, I came up behind a woman on a bike with stuffed front and back panniers, and a sleeping pad and tent rolled up on the back. I could tell by the woman’s tan and the grime on her panniers that she had been out on the road for some time.

Seeing her, I was immediately reminded of how 12 years ago my then boyfriend and I had set out on the 76, a cross-country bike route. I remembered how my loaded-down bike weighed over 50 pounds.

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Original article posted in grace & grit August 21, 2012 and written by Jay.

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