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83160394-B91E-4117-B82F-736BC7D3AE2CInstead of pushing yourself to do it right and be all things to all people, you can just be who you really are.

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I release all that no longer serves me, letting tears wash away my frustrations and sorrows. Water is the strongest element, it winds around rock and earth, and with time wears its own path. “Victory goes to the one that knows how to yield.” Tao

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grace

 

A few moments of silence produces a single-pointed focus.

Renewal

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The freshness of a simple morning can make all the chaos and bewilderment recede. I am renewed each day.

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as the wheel of the year turns, everything is new again….first meal on the porch, and I can see the perfection of my world…

Before the Dawn

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Winter is loosening her grip, as Nature turns the wheel of life. Today, last year’s rose hips are thinking about letting go.

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in a moonless dawn on the day of his celebration, my friend sent a sunrise to inspire me

Still Here

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Change, fallow days, wondering. Autumn is slipping closer to winter, that hibernation of the soul, and so, a gentle walk along a country road reminds me of the exquisite connection between all things.

Routine Bliss

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I have been away for a week on a CIE tour in Scotland (…sigh…), with my grandson. It was my third trip to my second home, (and hopefully some day, my first home!), and it was beyond wonderful. I met old friends there, and made a few delightful new ones too!

This morning, I am alone, with tea in hand, savoring the memories that give my heart space and light, and, I am cherishing my routine as the stalwart hub of my life. Especially in the morning, my quiet time, with journal and book, is the thing that supports my sense of groundedness and peace. Getting back on the mat later this morning will seal the deal for me. It’s so good, to be home.

photo taken at the ruins of St Andrew’s cathedral in Scotland

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