Tags » Presence

Adventure 244 ~ Write A Collection Of Haiku Poems [13]

I’ve had a total head-jammer of a day today, working on my website. I’ve started to really look forward to my daily adventures because they bring me back to the present moment, they close the door on work. 125 more words

Jane Talbot

A Rendezvous with God

It was a watershed moment on the beach years ago when I realized that living in constant misery about the shape of my body was, in fact, far worse and life depleting than any number on the scale ever could be. 716 more words


Gifts of the Ordinary

Kahlil Gibran once wrote, “We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” There is not a day that goes by that I do not have the opportunity to dwell on 30 seconds of disappointment, or 2 minutes of worry, or a half hour of wishing I was somewhere else. 510 more words


what lies clearly at hand

Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance,
but. . .what lies clearly at hand.

~Thomas Carlyle, (1795 – 1881), Scottish philosopher


Bearing Fruit in the Rocky Places

Abiding, in its simplest explanation, is being with God. It is is both being with Him in the quiet through Scripture reading and prayer rhythms… 248 more words


Running Toward Brokenness

I’m guessing you have noticed it too. The unrest of the world’s landscape seems to be multiplying, along with confusion, fear, and violence. Reports of it fill the world and local news. 488 more words


100 Words: The (Big J) Joy of Movement

Principle 1 – The Joy of Movement…succinctly

The Big-J Joy is less about happiness or enJOYment, more about being present no matter what is happening. Practicing the Joy of Movement makes whatever you do with your body — running, knitting, cooking, shuffleboarding, triathaloning — more connected. 59 more words

100 Words