Is Your Life Inviting You to Wake Up?

Quote of the Moment: “To protect and serve all life is both our mission and our prayer.” Morihei Ueshiba, founder of Aikido To wake up is to remember who you are as a spiritual being having a human experience. It is embracing life in the grandeur of discovering and expressing your own Unique Potential. This poem is a reminder for …

How to Approach Life – Bow In – A Poem by Jo Anna

Quote of the Moment: “When you bow deeply to the Universe, It bows back.” — O’Sensei, Morehei Ueshiba, Founder of Aikido This poem is inspired by my spiritual path and practice of Aikido. I became interested in Aikido at a Fred Donaldson Seminar in the 90s when he, an Aikidoist himself, showed us how to use original play in our …

Begin

Quote of the Moment: “…being curious, open and walking the edge of a comfort zone is what truly courageous people do.” – JAS, Design and Live the Life You Love, Clue #21 Begin You never know what’s possible until you begin. giggly baby falls forward with wobbly confidence into its first steps not knowing or even caring if the ground …

A Winter Solstice Walk in the Woods

Quote of the Moment: “i thank You God for most this amazing day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is infinite, which is yes.” — e.e. cummings A Winter Solstice Walk in the Woods I pause before the guardian of the woodlands, a towering sequoia, branches big as …