“The best season of your life”

In celebration of National Poetry Day 2016, here is a wonderful short poem which captures beautifully the joy of living in the present and noticing all that is around us.

10,000 by Wu Men

Ten thousand flowers in spring,

the moon in autumn,

a cool breeze in summer,

snow in winter.

If your mind isn’t clouded

by unnecessary things,

this is the best season of your life.

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Are You Breathing?

I enjoyed noticing these beautiful daisies poking through paving.
I enjoyed noticing these beautiful daisies poking through paving.

 

 

“Always say “yes” to the present moment. What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to what already is? What could be more insane than to oppose life itself, which is now and always now? Surrender to what is. Say “yes” to life — and see how life suddenly starts working for you rather than against you.”

― Eckhart Tolle

I can think of at least two times this week when something has happened to cause me stress and worry.  By talking things through with Hub, I found ways to get through them – I am always so greatful to him for his support.

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