I have two books that I turn to regularly, pictured below, for seeking some wisdom for the day: Embers: One Ojibway's Meditations by Richard Wagamese and Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom by John O’Donohue. I open a book and a page at random, then scan the page for something — a word, a… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: What did I really see this day?
This quote — a question really — from Pema Chödrön came up in my Facebook memories, from five years ago. What if rather than being disheartened by the ambiguity, the uncertainty of life, we accepted it and relaxed into it? When I first read Chödrön’s words, I saw them as an invitation to freedom... or… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: accepting uncertainty
This quote from Joseph Cook came up in my FB memories feed this morning, from five years ago. Different times indeed! When I first read it, I experienced it as a reminder and an awareness "hint" or prompt, i.e. to not confuse being busy with being focused or productive. Why? Because at times of stress, I… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Rest in reason and move in passion
My Moonday Musings this month focus on the theme of mindfulness, each week sharing words of wisdom from mindful masters. Why? Perhaps it's because being mindful and staying present can be somewhat of a challenge for me at times, and I'm assuming that I am not alone in that aspect. When out of balance or… Continue reading MoonDayMusings: Six Nails for Mindfulness
On Day 8 of 12 Days of Solstice, we receive the wisdom of the North: Choose to be present. So just for today, focus on being present.... ✨ experience fully each and every moment without distraction ✨ in conversation, engage in listening (and not what your reply might be!) ✨ use all your senses to… Continue reading Wisdom from the North