Kou yague dem yague guisse. In Wolof, the official language of Senegal, this means, "One who travels far sees much". As I take off for Senegal, West Africa today to visit my daughter's family I ponder this phrase. Journeys can be internal or external, and oftentimes, both. As we seek to expand our awareness of our external world, our internal world expands as well and vice versa. Traveling to a foreign country, where the culture and language is drastically different than our
"The first thing is having the experience of touch, of profound contact with things, with the universe, without mental commotion. Everything begins there: touching the universe deeply. When you touch deeply, you no longer need to let go. That occurs naturally." ~Daniel Odier As the season shifts to late harvest, join Tatianah Thunberg and Kelly Kempter, of Sacred Breath Healing Studies, for a restorative retreat in the heart of colorful fall at Song of the Morning Yoga Ranch.