Ditch the Screens! Let it Go

My wife reminded me this morning that I needed to tone down my semi-aggresive email directed at the our local electrical provider, who publishes and sends out a summary of our monthly charges. Like most businesses, they prefer to give out a customer service phone number, without providing a method of communicating via email. Fine …

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Contented Acceptance

Last Sunday I sat in the warm(ish) mid-day sun of a late April afternoon. Practicing as best I can some mindfulness meditation, I focused on my view of springs first third offerings. The past month has been a roller coaster of emotions for me, and trying to figure out what, if any, part or parcel …

Changing Myself!

My favorite Rumi quote came back to me today, and writing and meditating on it has put these fingers to keyboard as well as bringing clarity to my life: “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise so I am changing myself.” Change is a constant that we …

Profound and Deaf :)

Profoundly deaf’ is a very specific technical term. It means that your average hearing threshold (the quietest sound you can hear), is at least 95 decibels. Pretty sure no-one who actually has a hearing loss has ever accidentally called themselves profoundly deaf when they meant ‘hard of hearing’ (which is not a technical term, but …

The Quiet One

Never dismiss someone for being quiet. Not everyone can put themselves out on the surface. A person can sit and be still and awkward and be burning with life and love. Sometimes they are quiet BECAUSE of that intensity. Because there is a world inside them they must attend to. The worst people are the …