Freedom is the ability to pursue living your life within the constraints of society, culture and the law, without depriving others of their opportunities to experience the same.
My program of retaining an attitude of gratitude and enjoying my life every day is going well. I’m living mindfully in the moment and taking small steps to encourage myself to celebrate life. My life is not less stressful than it was before I began this commitment, but my coping skills are improving as I make […]
There’s theme that’s reverberating for me that’s not only prompted by this time of the year. It’s not the consumer madness that overtakes people on Black Friday– it’s gratitude. Is it reverberating for you?
Usually when I’m painting it’s not on walls or ceilings but no sooner than I had finished all the spring cleaning, including wall washing (oh, the irony), than Beloved discovered he had some cancellations and would not be traveling. He had a two-week timeframe when he would be available to do some green renovation and […]
A new blogging friend, melodiousgarden posed the question: “What is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen?“ Something akin to a slide show of memories began to display in my mind’s eye as I reflected on the beautiful moments I have experienced in this life. There were so many. Which one to choose?
Humans are by nature perceptive and compassionate beings in tune with nature and with others but these qualities are usually lost in the deluded busyness of life. The more exposure we have to the stresses of life in a busy world the more important it is that we make the time to relieve the pressure […]
I love the summer months. It’s been wonderful to relax on the beach and enjoy some summertime easy living with friends. All the water, warmth, wet hair, sand and the splashing and laughing has lifted my spirits. I’m intending to extend the sunshine attitude I have now into the autumn. Sea-change or seachange is a […]