Making Sense

Where you place your eyes is important. What you choose to look at throughout the day can shape your mood, your outlook and your life; if I may be dramatic. I think you know it’s true. We take our world in through our senses. We are very picky about what we eat. The softness of … More Making Sense

Dis-Ease

It’s happening again. Like all chronic conditions the symptoms are easily recognizable. Sometimes they slam right into me like a freight train and all I can do is respond in kind, quick and fierce. Attack back. ¬†Other times, like now, ¬†they creep in, allowing me time to ponder, cope, maybe reverse course or at least … More Dis-Ease

Rainy Day Doves

Oviedo, FL: A pair of doves has made our bay tree their part time residence. There’s no nest in it, but apparently it provides enough cover and an adequate view. The skies have been weeping for the past three days, off and on, mostly on. The days gray and humid. When it first started to … More Rainy Day Doves

Blank

Oviedo, FL: Nearly every morning I draw a couple of cards from various oracle decks. Sounds so mystical, I know, but it helps positively guide my day; pointing my compass. This morning I drew from the Medicine Cards – a deck based on Native American interpretation of certain animals. The corresponding book has a minimum … More Blank

Smoke Signals

  Oviedo, FL: One of the benefits of being an early riser is the chance to witness the world come alive every morning. As I sit in my living room journaling, reading – or let’s be honest – typing on the computer in the wee hours, I begin to perceive a change in the light. … More Smoke Signals

Gentle Rise

Amrit Yoga Institute, Salt Springs, FL: I have wandered back into the forest. Back to my spiritual home. Why I am here irrelevant, it never matters. In this place you can wake to the rising sun gently, easing into the day. In this same place you can know that’s an option and still choose to … More Gentle Rise

Bee Present

Oviedo, FL: Few things bring me into the present moment faster than taking photographs. Maybe it’s not the actual act of the picture-taking so much as the hunting for a shot. Because of the nature of the subject matter I prefer, I have to be aware of everything around me. All of my senses are … More Bee Present

Light

  Amrit Yoga Institute, Salt Springs, FL: I have always been drawn to the sky. As a mostly positive person I am always looking up both literally and figuratively. I love to fly, I’m an air sign, wind is my most favorite thing and I would be perfectly happy on the 78th floor of a … More Light

Waning daylight

Amrit Yoga Institute, Salt Springs, FL: There is something subtly profound, if that’s even possible, about the transitions from Summer to Autumn and Winter to Spring. In Florida it can so easily be missed. The temperatures during the day are still in the nineties, it’s still sunny, there are still afternoon thunderstorms. But the humidity … More Waning daylight