Sweet Darkness

 

 

 

 

As we in the Northern Hemisphere approach the darkest days of the year, I  invite you to join me for a day of turning inward, and nourishing the aspects of our being that are often calling for attention and care during the busyness of life, and in particular, during the holiday season.

We will explore enlivening, space-opening, time-expanding, tension-releasing Feldenkrais lessons, along with short periods of sitting and lying meditation, guided self-reflection and journaling, all interspersed with eloquent, numinous, soul-feeding poetry.

 

 

Sweet Darkness

When your eyes are tired
the world is tired also.

When your vision has gone,
no part of the world can find you.

Time to go into the dark
where the night has eyes
to recognize its own.

There you can be sure
you are not beyond love.

The dark will be your home
tonight.

The night will give you a horizon
further than you can see.

You must learn one thing.
The world was made to be free in.

Give up all the other worlds
except the one to which you belong.

Sometimes it takes darkness and the sweet
confinement of your aloneness
to learn

anything or anyone
that does not bring you alive

is too small for you.

-David Whyte


In the time of the year where we often find ourselves spread too thin in the beautiful too-muchness of food, sugar, alcohol, plans, travel, socializing, shopping, along with almost 2 years of pandemic…

Imagine this as a day to pause, and refill your body and soul tank.

Please join me in a day of opening breathing space, gratitude, enoughness, digestion and reflection.

 

May the nourishment of the earth be yours,

may the clarity of light be yours,

may the fluency of the ocean be yours,

may the protection of the ancestors be yours.

And so may a slow

wind work these words

of love around you,

an invisible cloak

to mind your life.

-John O’Donohue



Saturday, Deceber 18th 1-4:30 Mountain Time 
Recording will be provided to all who register, whether or not you can attend live. 
Cost $50 (and if you would like to join and the finances are not there, just shoot me a note and we can find a workable solution) 











I look forward to our time together!

-Carl
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