I Can Learn Something

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I can feel the pressure building inside of me,
pressure to get things done, get things organized,
be better, do more, know more,
pressure to have a plan,
pressure to answer others’ questions…
It’s the dark time of the year,
and the darkness is bringing me down.
I don’t want this pressure.
I want to hide.
God, help me change my mind.
Help me welcome the pressure.
Let me see this discomfort as a yoga posture
life has given me to master.
If I can breathe through it,
I can learn something from it.

4 responses »

    • Because we’re heading into the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere…the longest nights and the shortest days of the year. I suffer from seasonal affective disorder. I become very easily depressed when I don’t get enough sunlight. I wondering when I’ll move somwhere closer to the equator!

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