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audio 01:47 Nature Provides a Drink of Water

Nature Provides a Drink of Water

It has been a hot dry summer, and fortunately Nature has provided a lingering drink of water for the earth over the past few days. It is also a great time for humans to pause for a moment and refresh their souls.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/25/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:45 The Lilies Just Keep on Blooming

The Lilies Just Keep on Blooming

It seems as if my whole focus this summer has been on lilies although my attempt is to be mindful each day of all the beauty surrounding me. There is always something new to discover, even in the lilies.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/24/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:15 Just Out of the Nest

Just Out of the Nest

I saw movement at the base of a large maple tree and upon further investigation realized that there was a tiny bird clinging to the bark. It must have just taken flight. Our positive thoughts and actions take flight every day if we let go of fear.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/23/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:49 The Season Moves Along

The Season Moves Along

The summer season is now more than half gone. It seems as if we wait through the long winter to get a short glimpse of the weather we dream about. Each day of every season is an opportunity if we are mindful of it.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/22/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:53 One of My Favorite Ways to Meditate

One of My Favorite Ways to Meditate

As I sat on a bench looking out at the orchard and my Bobcat-with-mowing-machine-attached, I realized that cutting the grass was one of my favorite ways to meditate. It really is heartfelt gratitude.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/21/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:01 Another Transplant

Another Transplant

A few years ago I transplanted about ten hydrangeas to the Center and now white blooms grace the edge of the lawn near Barbara’s Garden. Most of us are transplants, and like the flowers we bring beauty to wherever we go.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/20/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:06 Liking Their Move

Liking Their Move

A few years ago I moved three pink spirea plants to the Center and now they are growing tall, liking their move. Taking the risk of transplanting oneself or actions that can benefit others helps us share our blessings.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/19/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:25 Beautiful Brown Eyes

Beautiful Brown Eyes

I became aware that I was being watched as I walked beside the Lupine Field. As I investigated, I saw a group of Brown Eyed Susans dancing in the breeze, and I knew they had focused on me. I moved closer to gaze into their eyes.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/18/2018 06:00 AM