Daily Practice

Be courageous and discipline yourself.

Work.  Keep digging your well.

Don’t think about getting off from work.

Water is there somewhere.

Submit to a daily practice.

Your loyalty to that is a ring on the door.

Keep knocking and the joy inside

will eventually open a window and

look out to see who’s there.


– excerpt from Rumi’s “The Sunrise Ruby”

image – David Garrigues


4 thoughts on “Daily Practice

    • isn’t that a wonderful poem? a copy of it hangs in the bathroom at our shala… i read it every time i go in there before practice and it always inspires me … much love! ps – so excited for your mat pilates class! i will definitely spread the word!

  1. Wait, a minute…you mean, I have to discipline myself AND work…jeez…i thought this was going to be easy…Thanks for the reminder…

    • yea, dude, this whole working on yourself stuff is real pain – it’s just endless work, and it hurts too sometimes! … by the way, you have my permission to give a big F-you to whomever told you this yoga path was the easy way out…. hehe 🙂 LOVE F

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