Taking in each moment,

        whether it is the beauty, the horror, the sense of awe

                         or of pain:

         whether it is a sight, a sound, a smell, a touch:

         whether it is looking and really “seeing” in the littlest thing,

                          or in the vastness of the larger before you:

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Ingesting, breathing in – deeply,

          totally engulfed in the NOW of existence:

Resting in the present – meditating – “being”:

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If you do not do this each day – that means today –

     and do not make this a practice in your life – trust me;

     you will never be fully alive –

     but rather only living on the veneer

     of what you could become.

Thoughts from Jack – The Gardener

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(Note: each photo posted here was taken in the Gardens at Waters East located on the shores of Lake Michigan. If you want to reflect and meditate using photos from the gardens check out: www.gardensatwaterseast.blogspot.com 


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6.lg sw.10 dead sea gull 11.16.12

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Your comments are always welcomed

One Comment on “Mindfulness”

  1. William Iwen says:

    Gorgeous pictures..hmmm, except for the dead seagull…but that is life…Longing for Spring and Summer!

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