Posts tagged "presence"
Moving From Joy to Joy to Joy Lifts Me Up

Moving From Joy to Joy to Joy Lifts Me Up

After several days of deluging rain, the sun and blue sky and pink clouds have returned and I notice that moving from Joy to Joy to Joy lifts me up.  This phrase came alive for me recently when my partner read me From Blossoms,  by Li-Young Lee.   It put me in mind of the time Mike and...
Discovery:  The Vehicle I Drive Makes All the Difference

Discovery: The Vehicle I Drive Makes All the Difference

A few days ago I had a “confrontation” with my husband that led to an exciting discovery.  (It was not our first “run in”, and surely not the last, but it was transformative — certainly for me, and also for us… The chance to look at myself from the outside was most illuminating!) What was the discovery?...
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...
Love -- everyday!

Love — everyday!

I had in mind to write a blog about Balance. It’s been on my mind as the seasons shift. And I will come back to Balance, ha! in a later post. But then I came across a Love Poem by Billy Collins in the Writer’s Almanac, and was moved to tears.  It changed my day,...
On the road!

On the road!

We’ve been on the road four days now, and mostly have been dealing with challenges!  But we have managed about 120 km, and have met the nicest people, seen more of Quebec than we expected, gotten caught in quite a rainstorm, listened to Michelle Obama’s speech, heard the results of the Quebec election as they came in,...