While compassion practices provide a deep sense of oneness and solidarity, no other practice or human emotion, compassion calls us to feel more deeply into the vulnerability of being human.
Yoga teaches us about letting go. In this essay, I argue that women already know how to let go. What we need more of is how to say “No, I won’t let that go.”
Yin and Yang energies do not just live on acupuncture charts. They are influencing, shaping, and can even be destructive forces in the world and in our minds. As with many things, balance is key.
Activism without spirituality is blind, impulsive, and in the moment. Spiritual practitioners not only should, but are well-equipped to fight in the world for love, peace, tolerance, and justice.