Attentiveness is the
natural prayer of the soul.
Pay attention, there is
no time to rush.
I bring my tea out to the stone wall and find a place. Two rocks form a perfect seat. I sit in my down coat and favorite fleece-lined hat and appreciate:
The light breeze on my face, carrying the raindrops that land on the oak leaves with a “splat”. The acorns at my feet, bursting red with possibility. The call of the wild turkeys carried through the air.
Traffic noise is transmitted through the heavy air today. I don’t mind, because it allows me to appreciate the days where it is absent.
I look to the left and notice the first buds on the maple. I love when the trees are pink. The chickadees diligent and ever present, the robin’s sounds-boisterous and new.
My tea and hands are cold and a warm house waits. A well-trained dog follows me back.
~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