Dear Friends, Greetings on an early Sunday morning. The sun is just peeking through, its light shining on the wet, green grass below me. My eyes gaze into the distance as I appreciate the sounds of Nature that echo through the air. I feel gratitude and a deep serenity. Whatever the weather where you are, … Continue reading Communications skills training
Dear Friends, Another renewal Sunday morning greets me. The bells are ringing in the nearby church. The "music" grounds me, reminding me of the importance of being in the present moment for successful quiet reflection. It is chilly and raining in Queens, NY where I find myself right now. I will still get out and … Continue reading A Day of Celebrations
Dear Friends, Here we are living another rejuvenation Sunday! It is just beautiful outside my window and I feel blessed and grateful. I watch the trees swaying gently with the breeze caressing their branches. The clear skies might not accompany us all day so let's get out early to enjoy the sense of freedom and … Continue reading The Personal Touch
Dear Friends, It is a beautiful morning that fills me with added gratitude at being able to greet another day full of promise. Let's all get out early and move in gentle harmony with all that surrounds us. My heart expands with energy and I will try to live a day of serenity while I … Continue reading The celebration continues in Atenas!
Dear Friends, The day is just beginning. The scent of fresh coffee is wafting through the house. The clouds glide slowly across the pale blue sky and a slight breeze cools my arms. The tranquility of the morning is interrupted momentarily by a dog's bark and a loudspeaker car making early morning announcements. Get out … Continue reading Atenas Turns 150!
Dear Friends, An overcast morning greets me yet I am filled with joy and gratitude as I feast my eyes on the exquisite lush green landscape that the rains create year after year. Nature is spectacular and forceful, inviting us to seize all opportunities to go outdoors in movement and mental repose before the day … Continue reading Sustainable and Smart Development
Dear Friends, It is a chilly, grey morning in Atenas. I am awake a little early already in anticipation of going out this morning to do some errands I put off until today. As I stepped out to the terrace, the carefree swallows ignored my presence and chased their breakfast! They are swooping low right … Continue reading A Matrix Worth Nourishing and Sustaining
Dear Friends, As I stepped outside the door this morning, I felt bathed in a sea of bliss. The sun warmed my shoulders and my eyes feasted on the first signs of the rainy season. The grass awakens and adorns our lawn. In the distance, I could hear the faint sounds of a weed whacker, … Continue reading Conserving the attractiveness
Dear Friends, Today is the last Sunday of April 2018! The sun is shining and there is a slight breeze in the air. I am beginning my day a little slowly, inhaling the goodness of everything around me before the day gets away. I invite you to get outside early and move your body gently; … Continue reading A new firehouse for Atenas!
Dear Friends, It is a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning. Although the dry season has made our country look more like a desert than a jungle, the magnificent yellow flowers of the cortez amarillo currently in bloom provide a (short) feast for our eyes. I am grateful for all the goodness in my life, not the … Continue reading A unexpected and fortuitous meeting