Posts tagged "awareness"
Good to Be Alive!

Good to Be Alive!

Good to be alive today!  Breathtaking early morning light out our window today.   The fall leaves glisten, the water sparkles, the city glows with gold, and “our” copper beech tree is luminous.  Yes, how good it is to be alive!                                ...
Part of Something Larger

Part of Something Larger

The last few weeks have been quite full.  A couple particulars: I volunteered again this year with the Vancouver International Film Festival, fondly known as VIFF;  I joined with Leadnow, a progressive, non-partisan, grass roots activist group dedicated to getting the Harper Conservatives out of office; and I continue my ongoing spiritual work, tapping more deeply...
Tuning In to Subtlety

Tuning In to Subtlety

Summer is a glorious time indeed, exuberant, light, upwelling.  I love looking out my window to the Red Beech tree that has grown all the way up to our 12th floor abode;  love seeing the leaves dance in the sunlight, hear them whisper with the wind. Yet in August, especially after such dry weather as we’ve had,...
Vive la Difference!

Vive la Difference!

After an invigorating roller-blade around our amazing Stanley Park this glorious morning I came home to my sweet husband fixing our usual breakfast of porridge (delicious — with numerous fruits and nuts and seeds!).  We had an interaction during which I made some assumptions, didn’t listen all that well, asked questions he’d already answered.  It was...
Eulogy or Resume?

Eulogy or Resume?

This season we celebrate the Celtic festival of Samhain, called a “cross quarter” day, landing halfway between the Fall Equinox and Winter Solstice. I like to name and notice the seasons and their transition markers.  It helps me to sink into to feeling, the flavor, and take meaning from the moments as they flow by. We recently...