Attentiveness is the
natural prayer of the soul.
Pay attention, there is
no time to rush.
It's here...the silence.
King Winter came again last night and touched the trees. Just enough to calm and quiet the earth. Just enough to make things beautiful. Just enough to make recess more fun for my boys.
My husband has talked of moving back west. But I can't go.
The thing about the winter is you have to live in it. You have to go out and breathe it in. If you stay inside, it can be miserable, the shock of the cold is too much.
You have to put on the right clothes and move. You have to feel the contrast of the cold air on your face and in your lungs while a drip of sweat trickles down your back. Then when it's time to come inside, the cocoon of warmth feels delicious, not stifling.
And while there are times in February when I am not feeling so romantic, somewhere deep inside I know that Winter is a part of me and I will not leave her.
1. Beautiful sculptures in the snow.
2. Snow silence.
3. Anjili's talk today.
4. A brown pup with snow on her nose.
5. I saw 4 mosquitos on my walk today and while there is not much I like about them, I appreciate their resilience and tenacity!
~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