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  • We're not so good at forgetting - or allowing others to forget. But some things shouldn't be carried around; they're just weighing us down. We wonder how many we can fit in our hands... without thinking about the space they are taking up and all the other things we can't receive because of them. This was a real day, when my friends came together and began to separate themselves from what so easily entangled them, what they couldn't stop remembering. We decided the time had come.

    Write them down. Throw them. And get up, pick up your mat, and walk.
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