According to a scientific study published September 21, adults who took short fifteen minute “awe walks” just once a week reported measurable improvements in their positive emotions and a decrease in their daily stress.
I am honoring my father’s life, for he died yesterday July 2, 2020 – age 95.5. Love him forever.
A poetic interpretation of finding inspiration.
If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable. – Rainer Maria Rilke As the Bob Dylan song says, The times they are a changing. We need to change also. There are so many ways we can remake our lives. […]
The poetry of ecstatic moments fills the heart with joy – embrace life as a gift of self-care
The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. – William Butler Yeats The other morning my neighbor woke me up at 4:00 A.M. I was unable to go back to sleep. Before dawn I grumbled to myself through my morning coffee and breakfast. Setting out, I did not […]
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible – Jonathan Swift Within and without – reality is a miraculous collage of impressions and expressions. Auras of sensations accompany everything and are revealed by changing perspectives. Divine spirits meld with seemingly mundane objects. The natural world sparkles from the presence of a wonderful purity. Visions abound […]
You know it is one of the most marvelous things in life to discover something unexpectedly, spontaneously, to come upon something without premeditation, and instantly to see the beauty, the sacredness, the reality of it. But a mind that is seeking and wanting to find is never in that position at all. – Jiddu Krishnamurti […]
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. – Marcus Aurelius Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or so the saying goes. Perhaps that is why I feel that life, no matter how difficult the days and weeks may be, is beautiful. Each of us can […]
Even the darkest night will end, and the sun will rise. – Victor Hugo Being optimistic comes easier after suffering. Or so it seems to me. The darkest nights dawn upon the brightest days. Life knocks us around, some much more than others. I cannot pretend to know anyone’s mind except my own. But I […]