Want to Play Outside

I want to play outside in the woods, on the beach, in the ocean in the water, under the trees, with the sand. Can’t stop imagining it. Want to camp outside, light a fire , morning meditations on the beach. Play in the waves, feel the sand between my toes, the heat from the sun….

How are you feeling?

Recently my teen was in the kitchen, making careless mistakes, dragging his feet, reacting, etc. So, I asked, “Hey bud, what’s up?” He grumbled that he was fine. He continued spilling stuff, forgetting the stove was on, wasn’t responding to reminders, so I asked him, “How are you feeling?” He went into a long explanation…

Mapping the New Year

For many years the holiday time is busy with all householders more at home and each following their own unique schedule. They wish to take it easy while I have a whole list of projects that I have reserved for this time. This year however was different. Everyone was home all the time. Usually, the…

The New “Norm“

Many people are talking or writing about the new norm. It took them a few days to settle into the “new norm”. At first they were resistant to change and were upset at not being able to go to work or that their kids were at home. The routine had changed and they were all…

The Journey of Mindfulness ▶️

Mindfulness is a journey that starts off at the beginning of my day, “Who am I? Why am I here?” Through meditation and reflection I awaken my virtues and choose to sustain them throughout my day.