My COVID-19 Journal – Day 52

At about 5 pm today, a roar of jet engines in the sky had me looking up just in time to see nine flashes of red and white streaking across the heavy, grey firmament. Around me, other walkers had also stopped and were craning their necks and positioning their iPhones for that last glimpse of…

Mindfulness and a Tree

I glanced out the window today and finally noticed buds on the trees. When did that happen? Would I even have noticed them last Tuesday when it was snowing so hard and I was so desperate for any sign of spring. Spring has been a topic that arises in many of my discussions with youth…

Book Review – Just Sit

Meditation is an excellent practice for health and mental health, but it can be challenging to learn. Just Sit: A Meditation Guidebook for People Who Know They Should But Don’t is a book for anyone familiar with the challenge, but who wants to learn to meditate. The book is exactly what the title says. It…