Yesterday, while running at a track I frequent, I finally had the perfect opportunity to say "thank you," to the man who is always there walking but also feeding the beautiful stray cats who live there. He comes on his bicycle, parks it and starts walking the trail, filling bowls he has placed in designated spots at the back of the park. On many occasions I have witness how … [Read more...] about Life According to the Lorax
Peeking at Roxy Cat during our morning meditation is living, breathing, in our face proof of the INSTANT power of meditation. (I took about 8 pictures this morning, but they don't due the situation any justice as she just looks like a blob of fur...) We aim to do our sitting session at about 7:30am and it's amazing how Roxy starts to talk to us (a lot!) right around then. … [Read more...] about Lessons Learned From a Cat……….
Good morning and happy fall!!! Our cat, Roxburry, took that quite literally when she decided, first thing this morning, to take a ...fall...into our swimming pool. Cats are amazing and they really do have 9 lives. This isn't her first trip in the pool (only when something scares her and she isn't expecting it, has this happened, which I am sure is what happened at 5:45 this … [Read more...] about Turn, Turn, Turn
As we spend time remembering all that were lost in the tragedies of 9/11 and give thanks to all of those that worked so diligently in the rescue attempts, let us not forget our canine heroes who did not chose their career paths. They were certainly amongst the unknown heroes. Let us remember it all, but let our remembering lead us to a place of compassion. Hard to believe … [Read more...] about In Memory and in Honor……….
I will be subbing for Ellen today and tomorrow at 10. The gym is closed Monday for Labor Day (probably Sunday, too...will let you know later). Next week I am subbing for Ellen at 10 on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. My schedule is regular (less Monday, for the holiday) Today's 21 day meditation challenge was focused on compassion. Especially because today is Vegan (Feast) … [Read more...] about Compassionate Thursday