Attentiveness is the
natural prayer of the soul.
Pay attention, there is
no time to rush.
I have to wake him before the sun, before the birds. It is not fair to do this to a teenager.
He stirs and groans a bit, but I distract him with some ninjas.
I set out his clothes and go downstairs to make him breakfast. The ninjas come with me, it is the only bait I have and he will reliably follow. But today he takes longer that usual, so I go to investigate.
He is not wearing the clothes I have chosen, but has dug out his green button down "Easter shirt". He has it tucked into his high-water sweat pants and he looks a bit ridiculous.
He tells me today is "Spirit Monday" and he is proud.
My heart swells with love for him.
1. Spirit Monday.
2. The rustle of leaves as I walk.
3. The changing forest floor--everyday its a new combination of colors.
4. Cold air on my warm body.
5. I am brave.
~I invite you
to stand in AWE
of the glorious
1. the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for.
Notice the Trance
We all do it—switch to autopilot when life gets busy. We forget about what matters. We no longer see the mystery. We start to live small.
It's time to wake up to your life!
Come play with me!
Start to pay attention to the simple gifts in your life. Write them down!
I like to call them my
5 Grate Things
No matter how hard the day, you can always come up with something!
Try not to repeat yourself...
dig for the good stuff and uncover the magic!
"You wander from room to room, hunting for the diamond necklace that is already around your neck." ~Rumi