reality of things

The astonishing reality of things Is my discovery each day. Each thing is what it is, And it’s hard to explain to someone how happy this makes me and how much this suffices me. All it takes to be complete is to exist. ~ Fernando Pessoa

black coffee, blue skies

When you shift your focus from what is absent to what is present, from what is missing to what has been given, from what you are not to who you are… abundance is yours, effortlessly. ~Jeff Foster An experiment in seeing.

at this table

  Perhaps the World Ends Here ~ Joy Harjo The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live. The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. So it has been since creation, and it will go on. We chase chickens or dogs away from it. Babies teethe at the corners. They scrape their knees…

change

But start slowly, because direction is more important than speed. Sit in another chair, on the other side of the table. Later on, change tables. When you go out, try to walk on the other side of the street. Then change your route, walk calmly down other streets, observing closely the places you pass by. Take other buses. Change your wardrobe for a while;…