About six years ago I wrote the following article based on a letter to a friend of mine who was about to give a commencement speech. For those us who have done that on more than a few occasions, we know that it’s hard to come up with something that’s worth listening to at a
It was very windy again today and it took me back to this post of a little over a month ago. Spring is synonymous with wind here in northern New Mexico. Work with the forces that seek to move you. Adapt and adjust so that you do not break because you are too rigid. Be
It is still this morning. No breeze stirring the trees. Sun just rising over the mountains. A few birds signaling each other and their presence. A time to center, to focus, to look in, and out. Grateful for a peaceful start to this day. Decisions can wait for now while I contemplate Another new day.
From the original “holy days” and retaining The meaning of holy which is “set apart.” Each holiday is apart from the others that remain Ordinary and routine, while the holiday is imbued with Special meaning and some kind of elegant celebration. These are days that give homage to Light, to beliefs, to beginnings and endings.
I watched a very large tree swaying in the wind and these thoughts came to me in a morning meditation. Work with the forces that seek to move you. Adapt and adjust so that you do not break because you are too rigid. Be flexible and move in several different directions, back and forth, up
I’ve been a weather watcher for as long as I can remember, probably starting as soon as I could walk for I would hear something like, “You can’t go outside because it’s raining.” So I would just walk to my boots and raincoat, point to them and some reluctant, but willing adult, parent or grandparent,
Many people associate Spring with the advent of new growth that we can see and smell. In the southern hemisphere, not so, as it’s autumn there and the amount of daylight is decreasing. While some spend more time inside than outside in the winter, we are now glad to be outside again, except of course