Come Walk With Me
An early morning walk is a loving commitment to myself, a daily practice primarily for exercise and my Qigong routine of breath and stretch work. When I am in my island home I go down to the ocean to a magical place where inspiration and peaceful contemplation wait for me. I invite you to join me, share my thoughts, and add yours in the comments.

A “Hoodie” Day

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The sky is overcast and the huge waves I see in the distance will come crashing onto the beach. A couple of motorcycle taxis pass me and the drivers are wearing their hooded sweatshirts; they feel cold. Having lived here for such a long time I feel the cold too.

Congratulate Yourself For Being “slow” !!!!

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Sometimes being “slow” can be a valuable characteristic. Being “slow” can make you a better decision maker, and promote creativity.

Sometimes A Most Perfect Thing Is Only Seen By Accident

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The rushing, the stress, the busy-ness of our modern lives cheats us of the most significant awareness of our surroundings, our relationships.

Is It Time To Dig Up That Buried Dream?

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At some point in our lives all of us had high hopes of something very different than what life presented us with, a story we wrote but tucked away when we were very young perhaps. And then one day the buried dream starts to haunt us once more and this time with an insistence we cannot ignore.

A Slightly Different Twist to The Practice of Gratitude

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A familiar topic these days is the practice of gratitude. Feeling thankful for people and events in our lives and giving voice to those feelings can enhance our well-being. If we look around us there may be surprising benefits to expressing gratitude for inanimate objects.

The Almonds Are Falling

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The Almond Lady is one of workers engaged in what I call "naturally occurring work". Her work supports a family. She demonstrates the strength of the common people here and their creative skills to make work for themselves through marginal but honest activities.

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