Today’s early morning was a sodden soggy mess. The rain was pelting down so hard that even in bed with the windows closed tightly, the rain’s steady, strangely soothing hiss could easily be heard over the hum of the ceiling fan.
A lovely form of meditation could be achieved by just lying still and listening.
These photographs were taken about 5 minutes apart this morning as I was on my way to get groceries. I’m struck by how deep in thought both these women seem to be. Yet how can one be sure? Sometimes we just turn off our minds for a moment and enjoy the stillness within.
Meditation helps. It’s worth practicing.
We’re all on one. It’s of our own design. We can change it if we have a mind to.
The Good…..The Bad…..The Ugly
Sometimes taking a break from all the tension and anger of this moment in time is terribly necessary.
Being in the present. Easy to say, so hard to do.
It’s dawn now and we’re about an hour and a half from London’s Heathrow Airport and we haven’t really slept at all. By leaning back in my seat a twisting around as far as I can, I take a picture of the first light of morning reflecting off our right wing’s engine. The air is smooth and the background rumble of our giant plane as it hurtles east is somehow soothing. Maybe it’s just because I’m so damn tired but right now, this very moment, I’m at peace.
I am trying to spend a little time each day just paying attention to the silence.