Mindfulness

I started practicing mindfulness. It’s basically turning your mind to what you are doing. Focus on the task at hand. Pay attention in all things. Slow down when walking enjoy the walk instead of focusing on the destination. Chew each bite, focused on taste. Listen to each sound in a person’s voice when they speak … Continue reading Mindfulness

Sunshine Makes Things Better

I love sunshine. There is no way I could live happy in a climate with little sun light. Try it sometime. If you’re sad go sit out in the sunshine. It’s better if you can go out to a place that is more nature less humans. Sunshine heals the soul.

Is it Weird to have Favorites?

Is it weird to have more than one favorite? I know I shouldn't have favorites, but I do have favoriteS. I tell all my children and grandchildren that they are my favorite and they all are my favorite.I have several favorite books. I have a few favorite types of food, drinks and snacks.I have a … Continue reading Is it Weird to have Favorites?

It’s about Moderation

We could all do with a reminder that it is not eating that is a sin, but gluttony. Not one beer but many that make you drunk. It’s not saving as much money as you can but greed that is dangerous. Moderation in all things, humans. Make it your life rule.

Goodnight

Day is done and night is here. The moon is bright and the air is cool. Maybe I haven't done everything I wanted to do this day, but I did all I could in the twenty four hours I was given. Do all you can, with what you have and know you did your best.

Open the Door

See that door? Yeah that one you are scared to open. It’s not going to open itself. Doors don’t work that way. Sometimes you have to pull it hard to open it. Don’t wait for someone to open it for you. Here’s the other thing about doors. If it’s locked look for a key. If … Continue reading Open the Door

Time Stands Still

There are moments in life that you want to stop and save it forever. Time does stand still. When that happens focus all your senses. What do you see? What smell is on the air? Close your eyes, what do hear? More importantly, how does it feel? Savor it...hold it in your heart. Cherish it. … Continue reading Time Stands Still

Prayer

Prayer is a conversation between you and the Divine and it is more than words. It is the connection of your soul to the force that is responsible for all things. You have your own free will to connect or not. I can't promise you that if you connect with God your life will be … Continue reading Prayer