Nov 28 - Every Path Has a Puddle

This year sure has flown by. Have you ever noticed how time flies, except when you are in Chaturanga Dandasana.

“To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom, and keep our mind strong and clear.” - Buddha

“To keep the lamp burning, we must continue to put oil into it.” – Mother Teresa

“Adversity causes some to break, others to break records.” William A. Ward

“In order to change, we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.”

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher

“Success is sequential, not simultaneous. It is the last stoke of the pick ax that finally cracks the rock.”

“Every path has a puddle.”

“The path to our destination is not always a straight one. We go down the wrong road, we get lost, we turn back. Maybe it doesn’t matter which road we embark on. Maybe what matters is that we embark.”

"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself," Rumi

“Buried within every problem are the seeds of its own solution. Often it is not that the solution that cannot be seen, but that the problem is never first fully understood.” – David Scott

“The block of granite, that was an obstacle for the weak, becomes a stepping stone in the path of the strong.” Thomas Carlyle

“A gift is pure when it is given from the heart to the right person at the right time and at the right place, and when we expect nothing in return” – The Gita

“Kindness is lighting someone else's torch with your own inner flame.”

“Only he who does nothing, makes no mistakes.” – French Proverb

“We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want. - Dao De Jing "The book of the way."- Lao Tzu

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” – Stephen Hawking

“Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter your flame.” — B.K.S. Iyengar

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.

“Decision is sharp knife that cuts clean and straight. Indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind.” Gordon Graham

“We have not crossed that subtle line from childhood to adulthood until we stop saying “It got lost” and instead say “I lost it.” - Sydney Harris

“The confident person admits to their mistakes, honoring them like hard fought battle scars; the cowardly must instead blame others, learning nothing but shame from their experience.” – David Scott

"Do not cling to a mistake just because you spent a lot of energy and time making it."

"If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path." ―Buddha

“You must not allow your long term goals and dreams to be derailed off track by short term defeats. A stumble can often prevent a fall.” – David Scott`

“The sharpest part of a blade is right on the edge. Find that edge in your practice.” David Scott

“Adversity causes some to break, others to break records.” William A. Ward

Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana (Extended Hand to Big Toe)

Purvatasana (Reverse Plank)

Janu Sirsasana, (knee-to-head Pose)

"Until you’re broken you do not know what you are made of."

“In order to change, we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.”

"My actions are my only true belongings. I cannot escape the consequences of my actions. My actions are the ground upon which I stand." ~Thich Nhat Hanh

"Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn't know before you lived through it. Honor your path. Trust your journey. Learn, grow, evolve, become." ~Creig Crippen