giving, joy, service

Awesome Stories- A Season of Giving

This week Awesome Stories brings you a collection of ideas to inspire a season of giving. Human beings are wired to care and give and it’s probably our best route to happiness.~ Dacher Keltner This is the time of year that reminds us of the power of giving. The funny part is that I know…

flow, feeling, life

Feeling the Flow

Feeling the Flow I’m feeling and flowing my way into a new way of living. Talking with my friend Steven reminds me that I want to develop trust, feeling my way into choices by the feeling in my body. My intention is to live by feeling and flowing into aliveness and peace, versus my old…

flow, alignment, shift, life changes

Finding the Flow

Finding the Flow As I’ve slowed down to find my way during this time of change, I hear my inner mentor that I call “musebrad”. Here are some messages that I heard in a time of flow last week. I heard there is no right or one path, simply the path of peace (which we…

circles, conscious communication

Conscious Communication-2

Conscious Communication-2 It just occurred to me how much of a switch I’ve made in my life around communication. As a child and teenager, I was a quiet, shy person who was more comfortable with math, listening and reading than talking with people. I’m still an introvert who prefers inner activities, but have learned a great…

rain, gardens, poetry

Rain Gardens

Rain Gardens   For the second month, we are having high volumes of rain. My flowers, bushes and grass are thriving. Mowing seems to be my occupation and I’m starting to feel the impact of the weather like when I lived in Portland. After a certain number of days without sunshine, I start to feel…

birth, poetry, birds

New Life

New Life tweet, eat and sleep mother is near to keep me out of harms way guarding for critters who prey ~ I test and fluff my wings still such fragile things one day I’ll fly free but today I’m here with thee! ~ Yesterday I noticed this baby robin in my yard. It seemed odd…

savoring life, happiness

Savoring our Lives

Are you savoring life? There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth. ~ Rumi Savoring our lives is a great way to build our sense of happiness and well-being. Both brain scientists and spiritual teachers talk about the need to anchor our positive states. Savoring life enriches our feeling of well-being, bringing us…