~Foggy Lake Photo by Gabriela Palai/Pexel.com~
This is what I am thinking about this morning as I sit by the fireplace.
“We join spokes together in a wheel,
but it is the center hole
that makes the wagon move.
We shape clay into a pot,
but it is the emptiness inside
that holds whatever we want.
We hammer wood for a house,
but it is the inner space
that makes it livable. We work with being,
but non-being is what we use.”
— Tao De Ching
~Photo Lori Greer in Portland~
This sign outside a restaurant in Whistler B.C made me laugh.
But, I think I will pass…
Although I do drink wine I find myself leaning more and more to sparkling water.
It’s cheaper, fewer calories and doesn’t alter my mood.
Continue reading “Soup du Jour?”
I am fascinated by
Seneca who wrote about how to live centuries ago.
~Photo Woman on Swing http://www.pexels.com/Pixabay~
“Everyone hustles his life along, and is troubled by a longing for the future and weariness of the present. But the man who … organizes every day as though it were his last, neither longs for nor fears the next day…
Continue reading “Everyone hustles his life along”
Not in another place but this place.
Not for another hour but this hour.
~Walt Whitman, American Poet, 1819-1892
Continue reading “Carpe Diem”
Early morning thoughts as I look across the harbor in Victoria, BC. as the sun comes up.
It is a beautiful scene. It is wonderful to be alive.
Continue reading “Living Today”
Here’s a healthy breakfast to start the day.
Continue reading “Breakfast of Champions #1”
“Dr. Estcher Lerman Freeman, clinical psychologist at OHSU*, recently told the Oregonian**,
“I’ve been in practice for 30 years. I’ve never seen people this upset about an election.”
“If you’ve found yourself anxious or preoccupied lately with national or world events, meditation may be the answer to calm your mind – and could perhaps do even more.
Continue reading “Stressed by Trump?”
Just home from a brief stay at the Oregon Coast.
My mind is reeling with the beauty I saw.
Beauty on the shoreline.
Beauty in the parks.
Beauty everywhere in its purest, natural state.
Back at home, I am determined to enjoy the beauty in my world.
Continue reading “Beauty 3.26.17”