The only moment that really matters is right now. In this time. In this place. Continue reading
It’s easy to forget that what we’re looking for is already here. And that’s why we need reminding. This is a quote from Headspace on the idea that a calm, happy mind is always there. It’s like the blue sky. Even when the blue sky of the mind is filled with storm clouds of unhappiness, … Continue reading It’s easy to forget that what we’re looking for is already here.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. — William James Continue reading
I’m two weeks into an experiment of making meditation a habit. It’s something I’ve dabbled with in the past but could never turn into a regular routine. I’ve tried multiple apps throughout the years, the current one of choice is Headspace. Each session is 10 minutes, great for beginners. Today is day 14 (or roundabout) … Continue reading Meditation Journey: day 14
The message in church yesterday was about forgiveness. True forgiveness comes from within. It’s not something you extend outward to others. To truly forgive is to let it all go, don’t hold a grudge, and be at peace. So you can greet someone with a genuine smile the next time you see them. When someone … Continue reading Forgiveness
Accent walls are a great way to break up a large room and add interest to an otherwise ordinary space. Ever since we had our basement finished over a year ago we’ve had this idea for an accent wall at the bottom of the stairs. It took until now to finally get around to actually … Continue reading Our DIY Accent Wall
“Daddy, come quick!” There’s an urgency in her voice that catches me by surprise. For a brief moment I feel a rush of adrenaline through my body. “You gotta see this!” The alarm and sense of danger fades quickly. The mid-afternoon sun beats down with a gentle warmth. Theo is playing in the toy house … Continue reading “Daddy come quick!”