The Reminders

An open gate is set before thee. Go forth into the beautiful wild where the landscape frolics with red-winged blackbirds and cabbage moths in sunlit reedy grasses, getting its fill of color, depth, tone, and imaginative possibilities. Yet, from experience, I have to remind myself to step carefully and sometimes warily towards that gate. Although… Continue reading The Reminders

When Your Mind Is Full of Everything but Mindfulness

On most Thursday mornings during my senior year at the Quaker school that I attended, when the bell rang for Meeting for Worship, I reacted with apprehension and worry.Ā  It was a tradition for the entire twelfth grade to take their seats on the facing benches on an elevated section at the front of the… Continue reading When Your Mind Is Full of Everything but Mindfulness