Be Here Now — In a Schoolroom?

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Instead of hearing all that’a wrong with the world, how about something  good? Linda Loudermilk posted on Facebook this cheery bit of news from a Baltimore school http://www.inhabitots.com/baltimore-elementary-school-deals-with-conflict-by-sending-kids-to-the-mindful-moment-room-instead-of-the-principals-office/ Worth emulating? Love it. Thank you, Linda.  

Hiking Rio Grande Gorge Today

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  Nice Geezer five-mile hike in the Rio Grande Gorge   My friend Brandon was kind enough to hike with me.  I have no idea how he does it. He’s much taller, meaning his legs are longer enabling his pace to be … Read More

Stay Present Longer

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We all become present at times.  A few of us can be present more often and stay present longer. Practice of being present takes time.  But needn’t take time away from everyday activities.   Our Attention Usually Gets Lost We often get lost … Read More

Why I Love Hiking

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There is a stillness in the forest. And I love it. Actually, there are sounds out there. But they are like music.  And speak to me in wind and birdsong, instead of words. I’ve learned from my years of meditation that this is … Read More

Finding Life’s Purpose

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Hiking causes me to wonder about such things   When I see pine cones beneath towering ponderosa pines hundreds of years old, I realize their seeds have a purpose to create new pine trees — given the right sun, soil, moisture and … Read More

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