To increase happiness, I made a commitment in January to practice silence by minimizing noise and negativity of all sorts. Since then, I’ve given myself permission to turn off the car radio when there isn’t a song that moves me. Music off, I get to sit with my thoughts for the duration of the drive—and … Continue reading Cultivating Quiet
It’s been a quiet week. While C19 has been away at college, Guy has been leading a house-building trip in Mexico for 250 high school students and adults, and Q13 has been travelling England and France, I have been at home, working and walking dogs. I don’t mind. I had been looking forward to this … Continue reading Hush.
Born and raised in SoCal, most of my life has been lived within 20 minutes of the coast. Until now, when the coast is at best 30 minutes away and at worst, an hour+. I have noticed lately an intense craving to be near the water. The local reservoirs, and the two or three hikes … Continue reading Quieting Our Souls: Solitude