The One with Being in the Now

Dorothée King
4 min readFeb 19, 2023

Vignette about motherhood, feminism, meditation

photo by the author

I practice yoga with a video app. I pause to swipe away notifications. The family chat group is active. My sisters send condolences messages. My mom’s dog passed away yesterday. I pause my yoga video and therefore my yoga practice to pass a ball back to my very alive dog Sissi. My dog wants to play. I want to do yoga. I press play…