Dear Friends, Like every Sunday, today greets me with birds singing and sun shining through the blinds. It is a day of joy and renewal, a time to meditate on all the wonderous gifts Nature bestows. Get out early today for some gentle movement and healthy nutrition. Take in the gems that are hiding in … Continue reading An unexpected and surprising lesson
Dear Friends, It is a beautifully sunny morning where I am and I hope the same is true for you! I look forward to listening to the birds singing, accompanying the sounds of the choir from the church nearby. The gentle breeze sways the bamboo and sends the scent of seasonal blossoms towards me. I … Continue reading Tinamastes Organic Fair
Dear Friends, It is a delightfully sunny Sunday morning where I am. The winds are still for a moment. The calm affords me the chance to hear a mix of birds singing while I contemplate the beauty of the bright flowers that make their appearance at this time of the year. I let my eyes … Continue reading Children’s laughter!
Dear Friends, I woke up early this morning to an inspiring peach-orange sunrise that made me feel sublimely calm and secure in Nature's embrace. I closed my eyes for one minute (or so I thought) and when I opened my eyes again, the sky was a hazy white, the layers of mountains no longer visible … Continue reading An eye-opening and positive adventure!
Dear Friends, Greetings on this breezy, sunny, renew-your-spirit Sunday. I began my day by observing the long, sustained flight of a single black vulture as it took full advantage of the updrafts of the wind blowing over the hills. I was envious of its ability to remain aloft and watched while it sank slowly and … Continue reading It Is Not Necessary To Rush
Dear Friends, A beautiful morning greets me. As my ears take in the layers and layers of sound that travel through the air (bird songs, dog barks, choir hymns), I allow my eyes to roam over the landscape slowly. I want to get a clear view of the changes the dry season is making. The … Continue reading Living our days without rushing!
Dear Friends, As I begin this greeting today, I am aware that it is the last Sunday in a January that seems to have just begun. I say it often: time passes regardless of our plans so it is best to maximize each day, beginning with the habit to stretch our body, breathe in gratitude … Continue reading Living our best days!
Dear Friends, I began writing a little later than normal today. I am looking out my window from a different perspective. The seasonal Costa Rica winds have required closing the doors to keep the dust and debris from entering our home and knocking our pictures off the walls. The air is warm and pleasant enough … Continue reading Jimmy’s return
Dear Friends, A perfectly beautiful sunny Sunday morning beckons me to the terrace. I am luxuriating in feeling the sun on my shoulders and the soft breeze brush my face. At this moment, my life is perfect. Gratitude fills my heart and energy is available for me to meet the activities of the day and … Continue reading Water finally comes to Atenas!
Dear Friends, A lovely, breezy January morning greets me here in Atenas. It is hard to believe that almost a full week of the new year has gone by. It is a good time to get back in the routine of moving and breathing deeply with gratitude for all the the things in our life … Continue reading Happy 2019!