To stand and then bend in the warrior squat, to feel the burn in the thighs and stand rooted, strong. Ahhhh a grand pose and one I so enjoy. To think of the Maori, Samurai and other warriors and feel the power moving yet rooted in the body. And so I stand. Clarissa Pinkola Estes would call it fierce compassion, the fierce love that holds that which is sacred, the heart, and says to all who would take or harm 'you shall go no further.' To stand as a warrior of fierce compassion.
“Said the river: imagine everything you can imagine, then keep on going.” ~ Mary Oliver