Retreat

“To take a good rest in life time to time, you must know the ways to make yourself a remote island! An island no one can reach…” — Mehmet Murat ildan “I have to find a place to hideAn island in the seaSurrounded by a racing tideWhere I can live with me” ― Laurie Matthew … More Retreat

Yoga

        “The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.”—Rodney Yee                       “If I’m losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and … More Yoga

Idle time

“When you’re a kid, you lay in the grass and watch the clouds going over, and you literally don’t have a thought in your mind. It’s purely meditation, and we lose that.” — Dick Van Dyke  “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to … More Idle time

Thankful

“Rest and be thankful.” — William Wordsworth A Happy Thanksgiving Day to all! *   *   * Eddie — just waiting for a touch of love.  Watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor © 2016

Taking time-out

“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” — Guillaume Apollinaire *   *   * Ibis at rest. Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2016

“All that is important comes in quietness and waiting.” — Patrick Lindsay

“It’s very important that we re-learn the art of resting and relaxing. Not only does it help prevent the onset of many illnesses that develop through chronic tension and worrying; it allows us to clear our minds, focus, and find creative solutions to problems.” — Thich Nhat Hanh Pine needles and oak leaves float at … More “All that is important comes in quietness and waiting.” — Patrick Lindsay