Every so often it is important to reaffirm our most deep-seated, heartfelt reason for being on the planet. What I call ‘life vows’ align intention, heart, and soul’s purpose at a molecular level. Our recent Heart of Practice advanced yoga teacher training spurred me to consider my own deepest intentions. To turn inward I examined old journals and scribblings, and re-read some of my favorite books. I dug out this old treasure: at this moment, Diane Ackerman’s poem best describes my life vow. What is yours?