Candle Rage

A candle was moved from right place to wrong My reaction came not as a sweet caring song But the roar of a bear scattering throng Demanding said candle go where it belong No one was frightened more than I And when the bear silenced I started to cry and cry And cry Asking why... Continue Reading →

Pot of Soup

Mindfulness by moments seems doable to me. Long stretches of focus are problematic. Making soup yesterday I was struck by how meditative it felt. There was a relaxation to be found in washing, peeling and stirring. Thankfully the soup turned out well. Regardless of that outcome, the process was calming. Mindfulness by moments. That I... Continue Reading →

Sunday Into Monday

At different stages of life the switch from Sunday to Monday can vary in how it feels. Yet for most it is challenging. With so much to get done we leave play behind for "days off only". For me it helps to catch moments of fun or silliness and allow them to flow. Even brief... Continue Reading →

Poetry Focuses The Heart

A few words, put together in a way we have not heard before, catch our attention. They bring pause. They stir something in us. We may not know what it stirs yet. We simply feel it. Poetry can grab our hearts before it speaks to our brain. Poetry can be for anyone and everyone. It... Continue Reading →


Fierce, fickle, fluctuating. Learning to allow and safely navigate our feelings is the lesson of a lifetime. Here is a little poem to help you stay mindful. Have a lovely, restful weekend. Love, Sandra

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