Dear Friends, The fragrance that surrounds me awakens me to the morning without the need for an alarm clock. I rise slowly, aware that there are burdens to face, darkness to embrace as we navigate these times. I am grateful to be here, alive, able to move, to stretch, to breathe. I recognize the power … Continue reading Hope Peeks Through
Dear Friends, The morning woke me gently today. I am grateful to live in an area that is like a park. Nature makes me smile with its gift of verdant hills across the way. As I breathe in, I become present and aware of my thoughts, mostly centered this morning on our connection and responsibility … Continue reading Bouncing Back From a Temporary Setback!
Dear Friends, I woke up this morning with the sun shining brightly on my face. I had a hunch that I had slept longer than usual. Instead of gathering the mental list of things to be done today (writing, watering the plants, sweeping the porch, etc.) I kept still and listened to the random sounds … Continue reading Addressing What Really Matters
Dear Friends, I step on the terrace. My eyes rest on the mountains that silently stand in the background. Below me swarms of colorful butterflies flutter joyfully and feast on the lantana flowers rich with nectar. I enjoy watching them as they spread their wings and gather warmth from the morning sun. The lush greenery … Continue reading A Reason For Optimism