Entries by Sarah Johnston

The Pen is mightier… well, Mighty.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. * misquoted Thoreau This (mis)quote is on the cover of the journal I have used for the last six months or so.  Whenever I come to the end of a journal, I use it as an opportunity to review the span of […]

When Trees Let Go

This time of year (spring) in yoga classes all over North America, you’ll hear dharma/intention/inspiration talks about spring, and making room for new growth, and sometimes the place that death has in this process. Today is a windy day, and as I took my walk in along the trails behind my home, the last dead […]

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The Water is Clear

This year, I gifted myself a copy of Meditations from the Mat to give me food for thought each morning.  Each entry begins with a quote from someone, followed by a reflection on that quote.  A particular quote has stuck with me now for several days: Do you have the patience to wait until your mud […]

For Granted…

Today I paid my tuition to begin a massage therapy program later this summer.  As I wrote the check, I noted how fortunate I was that I could pay for such a program without much thought or effort.  This ability is partly due to my skills and life choices, and partly due to the life […]