Under the streetlight bulbs, where sidewalks meet, Pedestrians one by one, tiptoe across the street. Icy days and slalom-like paths will soon be gone – As crocus bulbs tiptoe upward one by one, Awaiting their turn, to charm everyone.
Trudging through the snow to the car. I travel not too far. A swipe on the roof with one hand- Scraper in the other – using it like a wand. Errant thoughts float by, I know not from where or why: “This snow is so thick,” “I wish to be done quick,” “Why do IContinue reading “All my days”
The journey of life or, the path you choose in it, has few straight lines as you know. Some perspectives on the matter, for your early morning consideration. “A wise man ought always to follow the paths beaten by great men, and to imitate those who have been supreme, so that if his ability doesContinue reading “The journey- A reflection”
“If you’re able to be yourself, then you have no competition. All you have to do is get closer and closer to that essence.”- Barbara Cook Note: The above photo contains a link.
Take a break. The earth will not quake. If you indeed take a break. Relax. Chill-lax. Permit yourself to draw the line. A break can be divine- He rested on the seventh day, To show us the way. So, relax and revive your body and mind A delightful rest you will find.
“Forgiveness means letting go of the hope for a better past.”- Lama Surya Das “Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different.”― Oprah Winfrey “Not to forgive is to be imprisoned by the past, by old grievances that do not permit life to proceed with new business. Not to forgiveContinue reading ““Forgiveness means letting go of the hope for a better past.””
“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” – Aristocles also known as Plato “Love is a fruit in season at all times, and in reach of every hand! – Mother Teresa “You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.” –Thich Nhat Hanh “The heart has its reasonsContinue reading “"At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet."”
“Hope is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soul,And sings the tune without the words,And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard;And sore must be the stormThat could abash the little birdThat kept so many warm. I’ve heard it in the chilliest landAnd on the strangest sea;Yet, never, in extremity,ItContinue reading “Hope”
The busy-ness of your day perhaps, does not lend itself to leisurely long luxurious days in extended retreats; however one can rest in short breaks and still feel truly refreshed. Enjoying your favorite coffee or tea can be one of those breaks, as you know. Here are a few thoughts on taking just these typesContinue reading “Coffee or tea…break?”
“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”― W.B. Yeats “No, I don’t want to live a fairy-tale life fashioned of pixie-dust and enchanted forests. I would much rather forge a life out of the dust and grime of this soiled existence, for to fashion a life out ofContinue reading “Magic”