I’d forgotten my iPhone in the front seat of the truck, which meant my husband had to turn around and drop it off to me at the train station. As he passed me the phone, he said “You’re going to work on your mindfulness this weekend, right?”. Yeah.
Off to pursue another adventure, I pulled my car up to the US Customs booth.
“Where are you going?”, the officer asked.
As I approach another Thanksgiving Day in Canada, I stop to pause and reflect…
May I be peaceful.
May I be full of gratitude.
May I simply be.
May you be peaceful.
May you be filled with gratitude.
May you simply be.
May all of us be peaceful.
May all of us be filled with gratitude.
May all of us simply be.
My worlds are colliding.
Family. Friends. Work. Yoga. I have a tendency to keep these parts of my life separate, in that they don’t seem to mingle much. For some reason, I don’t tend to mix them all together into one big jumble. I’m not opposed to it. Maybe it’s happened because I’m a little introverted and prefer to keep certain things to myself.
“I need to _______”.
“I want to _________”.
“I have to _________”.
Do you notice yourself getting caught up in thoughts like these? Continue reading
While I was attending some veterinary conferences this year, I shared a hotel room. On both occasions, I was with people that I’d known for many years. It was a luxury to spend time together, since we don’t get to socialize that often. However, being away from home is always a little disruptive to my daily schedule. All the familiar surroundings are absent and the routine gets forgotten in the excitement.
Imagine clouds floating in sky. Notice the shapes that they make…then let them drift by. Observe the blue spaces in between the clouds.