Paying Attention to the Changes

Dear Friends, Greetings on a beautiful Sunday morning! The splendor of the day emerges with the gentle breeze that sways the canopy of a single tree that colors the cloudless sky directly in front of me. I pause to listen for the birds that call to each other. Their movements divert my eyes from that … Continue reading Paying Attention to the Changes

Persevering Despite Setbacks

Dear Friends, I sit near the open door looking out at the landscape. The morning's still-gentle breeze sways the tall bamboo in our small forest. It is impressive how flexible the bamboo is despite how firmly rooted the trunks are. They are hollow and yet their foundation is solid. They don't fight against the wind, … Continue reading Persevering Despite Setbacks