29 January

Emptiness – Week 5 of the Mindfulness Experiment

      “We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want.”(1) Emptiness, spaciousness, openness – the focus of this week’s mindfulness practice. A room is filled with space, but we focus on the objects.  A doorway is simply space but we focus on the wood that… (Read More)

22 January

Breathing Peace – Week 4 Mindfulness Experiment

I participated in the Denver Women’s March yesterday, along with over 100,000 other people.  It was a beautiful event focusing on justice, human rights, dignity, and respect.  It reminded me that there are many of us on the planet who believe in those values, even if some in high places do not. But the tricky… (Read More)

15 January

The Space Between Our Steps – Mindfulness Experiment Week 3

      “There is a journey between our steps that we always miss.”  This idea was provided to me by Grand Master Samuel Copeland(1)  and it led to my week three focus words. What is the space between our steps? Last week’s mindfulness focus was to be aware of each time my feet touched… (Read More)

8 January

Walk as if Kissing the Earth – Mindfulness Experiment Week 2

      “Walk as if you are kissing the earth with your feet.” (1) I’ve chosen this idea from   Thich Nhat Hanh  as the intentional focus for the week.  It is a body centered practice and can be a movement meditation. Focusing deliberately on the feet’s connection to the earth can take us out… (Read More)

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