Even Dogs Are “Finding the Gift”

I just had to post this precious photo of shop dog Bear from Parnassus Books in Nashville. Apparently he's been sneak-reading my book under the table! It's okay, Bear. All smart dogs practice mindfulness! Many of the metaphors that inspired each daily reading in Finding the Gift came from dogs, cats, birds and bunnies. It's [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:02+00:00March 1st, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Even Dogs Are “Finding the Gift”

A Reader Had Me in Tears

A few days ago, I received a private message from someone who purchased my new book, Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness. I was just floored and with permission, have to share and comment. To protect anonymity, I will change certain details. Reader writes, "I ordered your book. I made it through the acknowledgments [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:06+00:00November 17th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on A Reader Had Me in Tears

Simple Pleasures

Simple pleasures. We all need them. You know how it feels when you indulge: Delight! Wonder! Content! Serene! Comforted! Secure! Relaxing! Joyful! Your meter reading says "FULL." It feels so good to practice a little self-care and yet I will let days go by, sometimes weeks, without indulging in a simple pleasure that fills me [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:16+00:00November 6th, 2014|Blog Posts|8 Comments

My Spiritual Bike Ride

http://www.butterfield.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/tandem.jpg On a walk early this morning, I saw a fascinating box on the curb (it's trash day). Partly because of curiosity and partly because I am a salvager, I like to see what my neighbors are throwing away. The box had a picture on it which looked to be some kind of [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:17+00:00November 6th, 2014|Blog Posts|Comments Off on My Spiritual Bike Ride
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