Today I’m celebrating this holiday few know why we celebrate. When I checked online, I learned it acknowledges the 1862 Mexican Army victory over occupying French military forces—a turning point for the Mexican people. Cinco de Mayo celebrates human liberation—freedom.
Today I’m also celebrating spring, sunshine, and good health—wonderful gifts to acknowledge in life. It can be easy to take them for granted. Living in gratitude as much as possible focuses me on being in the beautiful moment, smiling inside and out, and living in kindness. Continue reading
I’m sure you noticed, I haven’t posted a blog article for several weeks. It’s been raining and pouring work and other responsibilities, so I haven’t written and posted here. That’s unfortunate. I’ve missed my special time of exploring the world of heart.
Instead, I’ve been doing my best to take care of my beating heart, my heart-filled caring relationships, and my spiritual heart and soul. Continue reading
Recently I wrote a blog article about two dogs sitting in the window as I passed by on my daily walking rounds. I remember writing it seemed they wanted outside their home to romp around while I wanted inside my home to warm up.
One has to be careful about wishes! Continue reading
Staying hydrated is essential. I discovered that firsthand at a choir event after drinking nothing that morning. Unfortunately, I had no sense of thirst, so I passed on my usual breakfast cup or two of tea or large glass of flavored water. Instead, I ate yogurt, fruit, and a muffin.
While driving to the meeting, I felt odd—weakness and dizziness came over me. Continue reading
The other day, I went outside for a power walk right after a drenching rainstorm. It felt great to get out of the house, even though the air was thick with moisture and warmth—and it smelled of worms.
As I quickly walked down the driveway, I saw a few worms crawling along the cement. It was easy to avoid stepping on them as I forged ahead. But as I headed into the street, it was crawling with worms. Hundreds of them up and down the street. Continue reading