For the past five days I have been taking part in the Yin Yoga course at Hot Yoga Wellington, Lower Hutt studio. Here, I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Maria Gorham, co-owner of Hot Yoga Wellington, Lower Hutt studio. Maria arrived at the studio each day and, like a ray of sunshine, cast light and warmth among all she came into contact with. Such an inspirational lady. She too originated from the North of England and we shared a few memories and reflections of Northern English culture.
Whilst I was there I asked Maria if she would share with me a favourite teaching or quote. The Rumi quote Maria chose was surprisingly relevant for me. It was almost as though she had read my mind!
“When I run after what I think I want, my days are a furnace of distress and anxiety; If I sit on my own place of patience, what I need flows to me, and without pain. From this I understand that what I want also wants me, and is looking for me and attracting me. There is a great secret here for anyone who can grasp it.”