Posted: February 19, 2012 Filed under: 365 Yoga Challenge, Adventures in Life, Earth, exercise, gardening, goals, home, nature, Photography, pond, Spirit, Walking, water, weather, winter | Tags: Douglas Adams, flowers, Graham Swift, Jon Kabat-Zinn, nature, Outdoors, Photography, quotes, trees, water, winter, woods
How quick and rushing life can sometimes seem, when at the same time it’s so slow and sweet and everlasting.
~ Graham Swift
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Posted: September 18, 2009 Filed under: 365 Life in the Bogs Challenge, Adventures in art, Earth, endings, home, nature, Photography, Quotes, Summer | Tags: fall foliage, Jon Kabat-Zinn
(122: One red maple leaf. Photo © 2009 by Robin)
Part of our soul work is to honor the pain and grief we all carry and not to think it is a door to someplace else. It’s a doorway to right here, right now, this moment. Suffering is part of the human condition. It needs to be held in the same way that joy and uplift need to be held — wakefully, as a mature adult.
~ Jon Kabat-Zinn