Posts tagged "present moment"

Are you enjoying your joy or pushing it away?

Joy is always around you, ever present, everywhere.  But we have been trained to not take it in; we have learned to push it away. Why?  For protection.  We don’t want to get too happy or the “other shoe may drop”.  We don’t want to get too joyful or maybe we won’t be prepared for... Read more »

Be here now, no matter where you are

My dad is in the hospital today. This is a difficult time for him, but in many ways he is calm and present. Yesterday he said to me, “You know, growing old is a hassle.” Such a great word – growing old isn’t awful, bad, scary, just a hassle. Then he said with a smile, “But... Read more »