Constancy is Unnatural…

Tornado touching land from storm clouds above

...and will change. At some point. This summer of exhaustive change whirled like a tornado snatching dear ones from my path. In three months I've experienced rapid and complete loss from news of 14 deaths --- nine of them close to me. Barely catching my breath, we've also just lost the healing space where we've …

Attention Deficit

A few days ago, I was beginning the day with Qigong in a southeasterly room --- the veggie/herb garden outside the french doors to the left, a glorious view of summer flowers (albeit wet from the rain) through the window straight ahead.  (Sadly, this summer's extreme weather has escorted my morning Qigong practice indoors.)  Sweeping …

“Flexibility”

I begin each day picking a word for guidance out of the cobalt blue glass container.   Just a little something to set my intention for the day before the mental chatter of the "TO DO list" dictates my time and ultimately my mood.  Today, the message is flexibility.  "Good choice," I think to myself already …