Note: This is an excerpt of “Ego, Entitlement + Yogic Inquiry.” The original post has been re-published in full at Humanitou Yoga.
A tall teenage boy looked at me from the street corner as I neared the intersection in my old VW bus. He had no crosswalk. I had no stop sign.
He didn’t look my direction again, no matter how much the gap of street between us narrowed. As a driver, it was one of those moments when the conventionally acceptable response is clear: indignant, “how dare you” anger.
I slowed, letting him get out of the way, and drove on. No horn. No wild gestures or snipes out the window. Just thoughts.
I faced an immediate and unexpected moment of yogic truth. …
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