Mindful Moments

Mindful Moments are sent out on Sundays, intended to be thought provoking and we accept moments from our larger community.

Miracle

If you look into the eyes of a child (below is Jacob Howlett, Katie Abbott and Nigel Howlett's son), you will not only see what real presence looks like, you will see the entire miracle that is ours. In how many other places might you see miracle today? ...
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All Inclusive

In relationship to anything: laws, businesses, schools, public policies, everything, there is one question that must be asked in every case. Is what we are about to do going to be useful in creating A World That Works for Everyone? ...
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Dogs

Dogs (Service Dogs Specifically) are now recognized as splendid medicine for those who suffer from anxiety, PTSD and a host of other maladies. Consider for a moment what dogs can’t do to see why this might be so ...
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Seconds

If you were awake for 16 hours yesterday, that would amount to 57,600 seconds. For how many of those 57,600 seconds were you truly awake and completely present? When we recognize we live in a miracle, it becomes oh, so much, easier ...
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Imagine

John Lennon’s song was about a World That Works for Everyone. If you personally believe it is not possible to create, what role have you just assumed? ...
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Two Minds

It seems to me, especially of late, that the human mind has two distinct functions. 1. The first is as a computer, analyst, figurer, planner, constructive support to the human unit to which it is attached. 2. The second is one of stewing (as in a pot bubbling on a ...
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Simplicity

Whenever you are in doubt or the self becomes too much with you, try the following expedient: Recall the face of the poorest and most helpless person you have ever seen and ask yourself if the step you are about to take will be of any use to her or ...
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The Mirror

There’s a good deal of being angry going on right now. I’d be a whole lot more confident about tomorrow if I saw us using mirrors more often than our mouths ...
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Ownership

Today London. Yesterday, 9-11 and Columbine. Mother Nature is the only one who commits random acts of violence. I have to own London and all the rest. Who else can I look to take responsibility for my family? ...
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Judgement

Judgment and evaluation fills the air these days. I wonder what it would take for us to remember that our job is to value and love the being and, if necessary, disagree with an opinion or action? ...
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