This is a continuous progression, although sometimes, we feel we are going backwards. We are currently in the process of building a bog, a new filtration system using rocks and water plants. I’m hoping to use cattails.
Day 20 of the 30 Day Painting Challenge: http://lesliesaeta.blogspot.com/
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I haven’t posted in awhile, but I thought I would share something I’m reading which I find quite beneficial concerning meditation. This was written by Roy Eugene Davis, an actual follower of Paramahansa Yogananda. He writes about the benefits or delightful side effects of meditation. • Mental transformations and thinking processes become more organized asContinue reading “Meditation”
The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not liveContinue reading “Living in the Present”
I’m really not interested in getting the worm, mainly because I’m vegetarian; but I’m interested in getting better health and getting an earlier start. I read so many self-help books. However, reading and practicing their teachings are two different things. In an effort to cultivate better habits, I’ve slowly been making changes. In August IContinue reading “The Early Bird Gets the Worm”
On most days except for Sunday, it was ritual for Sally at break of first light, hoe in hand, bonnet on her head wearing her usual long flowing faded and threadbare dress, to make her way towards the riverbank where the garden lay. People knew this to be fact even though it was rare forContinue reading “Garden Meditation”
I remember as a babe on the porch swing my grandmother used to sing “Rock of Ages” cleft for me, let me hide myself in thee Later, in my youth I crept into the woods where I sat solidly on a rock cliff nestled in its indentation Strengthened by its enduring cushion I grew toContinue reading “My Fascination with Rocks”
Someone said they got tired of all the start-overs. I certainly understand that; but still it’s all in perception. Also, life would be truly short without all the start-overs. Technically every breath we take is in essence a start-over moment. Maybe re-thinking it is key. Every moment is a new moment to improve if needContinue reading “Every Moment is Renewal”
I decided to do a blog several days ago, but thought what is there of great importance to write, like probably so many people. Thursday’s Child for a title immediately came to me, but as the early bird gets the worm, that title was taken, thus “athursdayschild.” Thursday’s child, my original choice, has far toContinue reading “Thankful One Day At a Time”