Mindfulness: the infinite value of each moment

I get up early every morning to admire the sunrise. I am a morning person, so this is no hardship.  I can never get enough of it, maybe because it never lasts longer than a few minutes. The extravagant beauty of the sunrise in this part of the world is evanescent. The good news is …

Mental Path

earth day

The 22nd of April is Earth Day, an annual event first celebrated in 1970 and now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. Earth Day 2017’s campaign focuses on Environmental and Climate Literacy. According to Eartday.org, "we need to build a global citizenry fluent in the concepts of climate change and aware of its unprecedented threat …

If Wishes were Horses…

...then beggars would ride. This ancient English proverb, dating from the 16th century, suggests that if wishing could make things happen, then even the most destitute people would have everything they wanted. I get this. I know wishing is a waste of time, but still...I wish with all my heart and with every fibre of …

Sunday Photo from the south of France

Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing. Ernest Hemingway The theme of this week's photo challenge …

Saturday Photo from the south of France

“When your footsteps and thoughts carry you down the same path your heart and soul are directing you, you will know without a doubt that you are headed in the right direction.” Molly Friedenfeld As for me, I think I will continue to follow in the footsteps of the two above. I took this photo …