This is a great quote to begin the day. I am off to Spokane within the next hour or so. It seems like a journey, perhaps there is a divine nature to it.
Daily Archives: September 3, 2013
I registered for a class which doubles as a retreat. The underlying theme is the Sabbath. I began a journal and will write for the next 6 weeks based on weekly Sabbath practices. For the first week, I chose one which Thich Nhat Hanh speaks about. I chose a common activity, one I do mindlessly. Each time I do it, I breathe three times and complete the task.
I feel rushed this summer as I move from one life phase to another. I felt calmer the last couple of days. I began Sunday, my usual sabbath. When I settle like this, I discover paths to questions, thoughts, and wisdom that are not forthcoming when I am busy. The quiet place is like a deep pool which opens up only when I rests quietly.
A gentle breeze
Crosses a silent pool.
A sacred space
A simple way
Leads me forth.
Life’s paths opened.
Embrace life’s mystery fully.