Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Recognizing Happiness

As we start the new year, and new decade, it seemed appropriate to focus on a single theme in this first month — mindfulness — which I will explore each week, guided by words from various teachers. So . . .  mindfulness. An interesting concept, with multi-layered perspectives. But what is mindfulness? One could say… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Recognizing Happiness

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MoonDay Musings: Mindfulness & Happiness

What are you mindful of today? "Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes." — Thich Nhat Hanh As I ponder today on this past weekend, when I encouraged women to celebrate their HerStories for Nollaig na mBan (Irish… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Mindfulness & Happiness

Earth Medicine, Spirituality

Take a peaceful step today: ground with the Earth

There was a rare break from the winter rain here in Vancouver today, so I put aside some tasks and went for a walk along the river to enjoy the sunshine. We are so blessed here to have green grass, even in the winter, so I did the "unthinkable" for a few minutes — I… Continue reading Take a peaceful step today: ground with the Earth