Dear Friends, I am sitting in my usual writing place, gazing out the window into a warm, somewhat hazy morning sky. The canopies of nearby trees sway gently as a calm breeze passes through them. My ears capture the random sounds of the morning (birds, music, car engines). I summon the discipline to breathe slowly … Continue reading Teachings from our pet
Dear Friends, Welcome to the last Sunday of April 2017! Get out early today so you can make the best of this day, grateful that you can move your body and breathe in the smells, the sounds and the sights of Nature. If you have a pet, devote a few extra minutes of attention to … Continue reading A day for Joy!
Dear Friends, This day greets me with a brightness that adds joy to my daily ritual of being thankful for all my blessings. I feel fortunate to be alive, to be able to move my body in gentle harmony with all that surrounds me. My heart expands with energy and I intend to live another … Continue reading Compassion
Greetings Friends on this beautiful (if windy) morning! We are in the month of love and friendship and today is a great day to show affection and appreciation for everyone who is a part of your life, including yourself. Get out early and move the wonderful body that supports you and allows you to get … Continue reading A day for love and friendship!
Dear Friends, A beautiful, serene morning greets me today. I have just spent a minute on the terrace watching a skilled hummingbird hover and fly backwards as it feeds on the nectar of flowers or catches an insect in the air. I envy their aerial lifestyle for a second but the heat of the tiles … Continue reading From Allegro to Lento
Dear Friends, Welcome to the first Sunday in August. Today in Costa Rica, we are celebrating the the Virgin of the Angels (Virgen de Los Angeles), the official patron of our country. Millions of pilgrims have already made their journey to the Basilica in Cartago as a demonstration of their devotion to La Negrita with … Continue reading Community Resilience