Attentiveness is the
natural prayer of the soul.
Pay attention, there is
no time to rush.
I heard a wood thrush today. I was up early, walking the dog. We went through the farm field and took the trail that comes out on a stretch of dirt road.
I was throwing balls for Hazel and looking for stones when I heard it. So many bird sounds, who cares, right?
Well, I do. Something about a wood thrush...those melodious notes coming from some mysterious place in the woods. It felt sacred this morning. Just me and my dog and the song of the thrush.
I don’t think I’ve ever seen one.
It’s grey again. And the first black flies are out. Two things that are hard to appreciate. I’ve got to stretch this morning (except for the thrush.)
Martha will care.
Lichen on a big piece of quartz. I’m going to haul it back.
Russ comes through.
~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