Posts tagged "presence"

It's time to waste some time

Like the rest of the population, I get a rush when I complete tasks and work toward my goals. I have dreams and a vision, and I get excited to move forward and check things off the list. But I simultaneously believe in wasting time.  I actually don’t like that language very much – I... Read more »

5 quotes that keep me mindful

Just keep livin’ ~ Matthew McConaughey, from Dazed and Confused. Surprisingly, these words have kept me going in some dark times. When you don’t know what to do, all you have to do is this. Two choices, love or fear ~ paraphrased from A Course in Miracles.  Every choice we make is based on either one or the... Read more »

The grass is green on both sides

I get to be alone today.  Not just for a little while, but for a full day and night. This is quite uncommon, but also a very welcome experience.  I love my extroverted high intensity time with my family and friends, but the other half of me is quite introverted – I love being alone.... Read more »
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Four Deep Thoughts About Fall (that kept me up last night)

The trees are so beautiful that sometimes they overwhelm me.  But I remember a time when I couldn’t see them or chose not to see them.  When I was young and constantly listening to my walkman, my parents would point out the trees as we drove through the country.  I would nod, but go back... Read more »

Five minute meditation for busy parents

You are in a hurry. Even when you don’t have to be anywhere, you are trying to get somewhere. You have been trained to be in a hurry, to move fast, to get a lot done in the least amount of time. But you feel disconnected.  You don’t know what happened between waking up and... Read more »