Category Archives: Finding Enough

Touchstone – Filling our Bowls

29 January 2016           The sun shines not on us but in us. ~John Muir It’s raining again, a gentle percussion on my skylights, a soft steady drip from the eaves.  It reminds me of the … Continue reading

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Filling our Bowls

27 January 2016 Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself.  You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.  Max Ehrmann, Desiderata, 1927 The topic of … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Devotions

15 January 2016 What matters is that one of the ways we grow up is by declaring what we love.  ~Shauna Niequist, Bread and Wine After writing this week’s first post about creating intentions around the things I am devoted … Continue reading

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Devotions

12 January 2016 And this is the core of the secret:  Attention is the beginning of devotion.  ~Mary Oliver As I wrote last week, I’ve been thinking about rhythms, the natural cycles that include periods of rest.  And, like many … Continue reading

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A Full Pantry

29 September 2015 Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.  ~Mahatma Gandhi   I love fall. Here in Northern California, the season has begun tiptoeing in, quietly slipping pomegranates and pumpkins in … Continue reading

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Take Your Mind for a Walk

4 August 2015 Don’t be afraid to open your mind.  Your brain isn’t going to fall out.    My normal morning starts with yoga, a bit of writing and some meditation, but yesterday I woke up antsy, my mind already overstuffed … Continue reading

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Mental Gardening

28 July 2015 We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us. ~Neil deGrasse Tyson   This morning, in the middle of … Continue reading

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