Where Mindfulness Leads

Life changes quickly which I have been very mindful of this week.  Even though I anticipated changes with my knee surgery, I couldn’t anticipate everything, which has me mindful of many things.  Each has its own lesson to learn.  Here’s one for each day of the last week. While being mindful this week I: Realize …

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Fill My Glass

Sometimes my glass is half empty. I don’t like it, but I have a tendency to see the negative of life sometimes instead of the positive.  I criticize and tear down instead of encourage and build up. I recognize this about myself and am working to change.  I surround myself with positive people and have …

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Life Giving Water & A Snack!

Misty rain intensified and my steps became quicker.  Determined to exercise before the rain came, I ventured off on a walk.  Although just a mist, it made me think about how rain can be gloomy.  But water brings life, to us and all living things. Water rejuvenates.  It brings refreshing comfort to dry earth, parched …

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Cast your Cares

I don’t like to fish.  Maybe it’s the patience required, but it’s not very exciting to me. My husband however, loves to fish.  When I go with him, I do one thing-cast.  It’s my favorite part of fishing. Casting the lure way out there, I wait briefly-again I have little patience- then reel it in …

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Mindful Magnificence

The brilliant orange of an autumn leaf, the surprising look on my laughing daughter’s face and my limited abilities-these are some things I noticed while being mindful this week. Being mindful of all things around me while also being present to experience them as discussed in last Wednesday’s post (Look Up & Pay Attention) is not an easy …

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