Posts tagged "gratitude"
Gratitude:  Reminders and Reminiscences

Gratitude: Reminders and Reminiscences

Gratitude and appreciation have not been front and center for me these last few weeks… whether it was the surge in the polls of the Conservative party; friends ill and dying, and the unmistakeable signs of aging at home; just a general settling in to the Core Condition: the humbling, challenging human paradox of being infinite...
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,...
Healing and the Heart

Healing and the Heart

We have just celebrated International Women’s Day, and I am feeling grateful for the abundance of remarkable women in my life, and in the world.   Elizabeth May, the only Green Party member of the Canadian Parliament, just sent out a note about a “dream” she had, that she had become Prime Minister, and had appointed...
Between the Years

Between the Years

While I was living in Germany, I learned the phrase, Between the Years (Zwischen den Jahren), and it has become one of my favorites for this time….the days between Christmas and the start of the new year. I try to keep them relatively unplanned.  The Do List is skimpy or non-existent, the candles and greens are still around...
What a Wonderful World!

What a Wonderful World!

Today is Thanksgiving in the US… where I’m originally from and where I still have family and many friends.  To all USers, I hope you have had a delicious, warm holiday, full of connection, feasting, and gratitude. I was out on my bike today, musing about gratitude, and thanksgiving as I cycled along among the scarlet maple...