It’s raining this morning. There is no need for rain here in Keene, New Hampshire. There is snow here, and there is ice; there is wet stuff on everything. I’m thinking about Australia, and the uncontainable blazes, and the animals, and the people, and I’m so, so sad that I cannot displace today’s rain from … Continue reading Trying to do my part
The holidays are finally over, and I'm so relieved. New Year's Day is consolation after the cacophany of noise that is the holiday season. This New Year's morning is particularly still - there's a considerable blanket of snow outside my New Hampshire living room window, there's some (blessed) sun coming through the trees. The sky … Continue reading Considering Intention on a Quiet Winter Morning
While I've always maintained a strong interest in it, meditation has never really been my thing. Historically, it's usually gone one of two ways for me: I’d watch my thoughts (“like a waterfall,” as they say) zip and zap like lightning all over the map of my skull, disparate and brief and electric, and gone … Continue reading Do what you love: small acts of daily meditation.
Hello all! Just thinking this morning about the importance of giving yourself a break (ie, self-kindness) when things are messy or stressful or hard... I'm looking at my own to-do list this morning and there is very little fun or restoration and way too many big ticket Responsible items. On top of this, today … Continue reading Little thought of the day: Be the snail (give yourself a break).