“Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit soar”. —Van Morrison. (Grammy Award winner, Northern Irish Singer-Songwriter) One of my favorite quotes, it teases our senses and encourages us to be very present in the moment. It suggests we experience the sounds, the scents, what we see, and how we feel this moment and our space. It reminds us to let our spirit and soul soar. A sunset is a beautiful moment which reminds us of the beauty of the passing day. A moment to pause and express gratitude. Let your spirit soar.
Microblog Monday #35 Let Love be Your Foundation
“Let love be your foundation. Whether or not there is friendship. Whether or not there is agreement or understanding, let there be love.” –Tamara Levitt. When I allow love to be my foundational principle, my life feels easier. It is easier to forgive, both myself and others. It is easier to be open to life, to new ideas and differing opinions. Conversations are richer and deeper when I am listening with a loving ear. And I am much kinder to myself and with others.
Microblog Monday #34—Are you Aware of the Quiet Beauty of the Season?
“Pay attention to the quiet beauty of the season. Notice the quiet glow of a candle. Savor the richness of colors around you. Feel the variety of nature’s textures. These are winter’s gifts to each of us.” -Cherryll Sevy We often forget in the holiday crush of activities to acknowledge the subtle quiet gifts of the season. Observe the small, quiet and simple moments and the natural beauty which is all around us. A bird sitting alone on a bare brown branch on a nearby tree. Red holly berries bright against dark green leaves. Candles glowing silently, creating warm, soothing light. The light of the setting sun against an afternoon…