The Yoga of Connection: Relationships and meditation

Often when we think of meditation, the expectation is that it is quiet and blissful and filled with peace. But, since many of us are practicing meditation as householders, (people who have families and jobs and relationships) a good part of meditation is, at times, filled with thoughts or worries about our loved ones. This is normal and expected.

What if we can use our love and concern to more fully connect with life? Our relationships are the places of connection where we practice our yoga, so there is no need to push our concern and our love away. We can bring our relationships and our whole selves into our meditation and allow our loving bonds to be the connection point that shines