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The Stuff of Grace
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freenglad
Digger
Digger


Joined: Sep-23-10
Location: Canada
Posts: 10
Posted: Sep-29-10 at 2:18am | IP Logged  

I was just on a yoga site that was talking about a pose called "Fallen Angel". Then this hit me (smack):

As I've returned to my asana practice, I found myself deeply connected with Fallen Angel. Aside from the aesthetic beauty of the pose, I love the story telling that dances around the posture. It embodies what it must be like to fall from grace, to hit the ground hard, but remember once you've hit rock bottom that there is no such thing as falling from grace because no one can ever take it away from you. It is our birthright

And then I have tears of relief and gratitude.

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Broken Link
Shackaddict
Shackaddict


Joined: Mar-11-02
Location: United States
Posts: 2513
Posted: Sep-29-10 at 6:17am | IP Logged  

Amen. Nobody takes it away. I've been distracted from
it a time or two in my life, but he has never
withdrawn it from me or rejected me when I've
"returned".

"Dad, I'm back! I'm home!"

"What makes you think you left?"

(a la DaveS' "Who told you that you were naked?")

      

Bill
theHarryTick™
heretic - n 1: a person who holds beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the church.
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mary
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Shackaddict


Joined: Mar-03-02
Location: United States
Posts: 1942
Posted: Oct-01-10 at 12:24am | IP Logged  


   Angie,  I love it!   Thanks for sharing it!


      

Mary
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