Respiration #MondayBlogs

Morning and night and night and morning I spend my time with a machine breathing and re-breathing and forcing salt into the lungs all for the push of air morning and night and night and morning the air chokes up in my lungs breathing through flutters and forcing violent coughs for obstruction and impediment to … Continue reading Respiration #MondayBlogs

Focus

Heartbeat to breath and breath to calm the body creates a space to heal from the day mind becomes background anxiety’s endless chatter before the steady flow of the body taking its time - Caroline A. Slee

Tree Pose

I root myself plant my feet find a balance I do not have I lift myself at the ready my posture pulled higher towards the sky my lungs open wide my breath becomes an ocean flowing in and out to fuel my body as I stand newly tall one with nature in my soul ready … Continue reading Tree Pose

Exhale #MondayBlogs

Whisper life Out between the lips A curse or a prayer Fire from the lips of preachers A balm from the words of mothers Lies from the seat of fickle strength And a promise From the power yet to come ~ Caroline A. Slee

Zen

The breath is all A fullness A quieting of the mind In resting stillness We are guided by breath Eyes closed A glowing power Shining outward Healing us Healing the world Healing our hearts Of the darkness That has flown The breath cools A soothing release As the body Rejoins the spirit ~ Caroline A. … Continue reading Zen

Missed Meditations

Drive is reduced To the essential Control of breath No matter the racing heart As we slice forward Through an underwater world Consciousness shifts And body renews A purpose in opposition To every landlocked step Taken in the day-to-day At this homecoming A return to self In the return to water A meditation to transform … Continue reading Missed Meditations

The Edge…#MondayBlogs

Our lives entwine enmesh along a tightrope A terrifying balance between thrill and death above the fray We hold a useless prop before thousands of amazed eyes We know half more than half long to see the fall There are no clowns to save the show no circus to accompany our defiance Only the strength … Continue reading The Edge…#MondayBlogs