“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ~ Stephen R. Covey
Many years ago, I remembered the day my son told me I wasn’t a good listener. Huh? Me? Are you serious? I thought, as I zoned out and just saw his mouth moving.
Continue reading “The Art of Half-Listening”
Many years ago, I would pass by a park in a predominately Asian community practicing Tai Chi. I was intrigued observing elderly people, moving slowly and gracefully, all in unison.
Continue reading “Where the Mind Goes – Energy Follows”
I’m writing this post while watching “Homeland” and eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
When hubs mentioned he was going out with a friend of his and I was going to have the house to myself, I was like, yes! I haven’t had the house to myself in so long I had it all worked out.
Doing that load of laundry
Doing that second load of laundry
Taking my dog for a 10-mile run
Baking a cheesecake from scratch
Nailing that impossible one hand yoga pose
Reading holy books
You know where I’m going with this
Here’s how my day looked.
Taking my dog in the backyard
Laying on the couch
Watching trashy television
Eating yesterday’s leftover,
Chocolate muffin and coffee,
and potato chips with dip
Dammit…he just called. He’ll be home in less than an hour. Oh well, I better pick up the crumbs I left behind.
I’ll try to solve world peace another day.