Mindful of Flowers

Today my mindfulness exercise was to focus on my garden and observe the new blooms. I often sit and draw  flowers, leaves and even tree trunks. I had just planted some pansies, also called heartease. I read that some people believe that pansies enhance clairvoyance and heals grief. I love pansies simply because they are…

How to Have a Mindful Day

It is important to set some time each day to exercise mindfulness. Our busy lives get in the way of paying more attention to what really matters. “Mindfulness is being fully present and aware of your actions at every moment.” Therefore, the more you practice being fully in the present moment the more you will…

Love in Season

“To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.” -George Santayana Love in Season There is a love that comes only but one season; It appears suddenly like a lily in bloom; unexpected, spectacular, colorful, and full of bliss. A season that ends…

Quote on Mindfulness

“To understand the immeasurable, the mind must be extraordinarily quiet, still.” –   Jiddu Krishnamurti

Unmindfulness Depicted

There are times when the craziness of what happens in the world gets me into an unmindful state. The drawing here depicts how that state may look like.

Three Mindful Quotes Related to the Happenings of This Week

“Sooner or later, everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.” — Robert Louis Stevenson can no longer resist.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero “May I stress the need for courageous, intelligent, and dedicated leadership… Leaders of sound integrity. Leaders not in love with publicity, but in love with justice. Leaders not in love with money,…

We share the same diversity

We share the sun We share the need to quench our thirst We share the awe of when we watch a full moon We share the lakes, rivers, oceans We share the same emotions We are more the same than different. If you think about it We share the same things in our planet We…

Quote

“Things are entirely what they appear to be and behind them … there is nothing.”                                                                                -Sartre…

I’m Back With a Challenge

I apologize for my lengthy hiatus from the blog. I hope to continue to blog more faithfully from now on. I am putting my mind to it. Lately, my mind has been quickly distracted with so much that is going on in the world. I was actually feeling low and helpless at times. I feel…