Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… The rich palette of Autumn. Re-committing to the daily practice of Mindfulness, and appreciating the sense of spaciousness this has opened up. Allowing myself space to cry and give room to sorrow. Remembering that there is always time to make different, healthier decisions. Deciding, when something didn’t work out as I’d … More Gratitude

Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Moments of pure, uncluttered grief, to feel the intensity of how much I miss my beloved mother, and how much she continues to inspire me. Feeling my energy start to shift, however subtly, and knowing that today was an easier day than yesterday. Holding a balance between offering support but maintaining … More Gratitude

Daily Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Dreaming of new ways to approach long-standing challenges, and feeling brave enough to give them another try, even if I fail. Finding unexpected joys and delightful beauty springing up overnight. Being pro-active rather than reactive regarding my health, my body, and my well-being. Emerging long-term aspirations that excite and inspire me, … More Daily Gratitude

breathing in the fullness of the moon (the fullness of my heart)

Dusk, and the full moon rising. Birdsong all around; traffic in the distance cicadas flexing their tymbals in between.   Breathing in the soft breeze, grass-scented and subtle. Stillness, after a day of constant movement.   Open-hearted, I am suffused with peace, gratitude, awe, joy. Perfectly content to breathe in this moment, each second flowing … More breathing in the fullness of the moon (the fullness of my heart)

quietening the mind

The stillness of a moment Of just being. Breathing into inner silence Without the incessant chatter of my mind (judging, approving, and constantly narrating); Seeing what is around and within me without need to hold onto, change, react to or filter it. Peace sits within my heart (so deeply familiar, yet it became so rare) … More quietening the mind

Letting Go

Thank you Christine for placing this lovely quote in my path today. “Letting go means just what it says. It’s an invitation to cease clinging to anything — whether it be an idea, a thing, an event, a particular time, or view, or desire. It is a conscious decision to release with full acceptance into … More Letting Go