for the first spring in a while, ilg did not c(om)pete in the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic – one of my Three Sacred Race Pilgrimages of Wholistic Fitness®* see, my lil brother was gettin’ hitched in Albuquerque (yeah, the Duke City) and so that glorious event put a kibosh on my usual Iron Horse Pilgrimage in which i’d […]
shaking distractions away
like the wind-god
scatters a few
(written a few thousand years ago)
Confidence is born from Training.
Though i’ve not sat in a bicycle saddle a FRACTION of the time compared to the mighty warrior brothers tonight? Ilg will be smiling upon my aero bars, hunkered low against Sister Wind, snapping my thighs at the top tube, recollecting my times offering my sweat upon the scared snows while ski racing, snowshoeing, and doing the MULTISPORT DANCE!
Wholeness lives in versatility.
Never count out your ‘lack of specific training’…that’s an illusion of the sport-specific Clans…so predictable in their lack of wholeness, in their lack of trust in It All…
Don’t be in too much of a hurry to solve all your doubts and problems. As the masters say: “Make haste slowly.” I always tell my students not to have unreasonable expectations, because it takes time for spiritual growth. It takes years to learn Japanese properly or to become a doctor. Can we really expect […]
Feeble ilg; grateful chi-ld of the Uni-Verse…each Sacred Sweat upon Mother Earth, beneath Father Sky is another unique PrayerDance of humility and awe at It All. pic: Yesterday’s run among New Mexico’s arroyos, sandstone domes, and red spires. Blessed Be Your Contribution to the One-Poem (Uni-Verse).
pic: Daddy and Dewa during an autumn run/hike in the La Plata Mountains by Joy Kilpatrick. Dewa wants (this week, at least) to c(om)pete in the 2024 Olympics in the Hurdles. D-cat is tied for being the smallest in her class – however Dewa is also the youngest and could be a 2nd, instead of […]
Most Noble Sangha, Having considerable experience both personally and professionally in multi-day hiking and trail work/trailbuilding, i wish to offer without charge this Proven Pathway which has kept many a hiker/trailworker healthy and capable of enduring the associated challenges which must be met, calmed, and conquered by the multi-day hiker/trail worker/builder…. feeble ilg only […]
pic: the Rainbow All-Ways leads you to what is Most Important…Dewa quickly drew this during the Awards Ceremony at my final Winter Race of this season which aptly included both Dewa and Joy Kilpatrick whose Noble Efforts took us to an Overall Title… i went hard for the first 800 meters… knew the Course…was a […]