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audio 02:09 Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

Recently someone visited the grounds at the Center and left a note on a beautiful painted rock on a bench by the door. My heart was filled with gratitude over this person’s random act of kindness. Imagine the power of a simple word or smile.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/08/2019 06:00 AM

audio 02:09 Busy as a Bee

Busy as a Bee

I watched a bee gathering honey from a sunflower and thought of how these creatures seem to spend their entire lives gathering honey for the hive where they will be nourished over the winter. I wonder about my sense of purpose as I collect and share love.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/07/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:29 Raindrops on Lilies

Raindrops on Lilies

My mind thought back to a song from the “Sound of Music” titled “My Favorite Things” when I saw the raindrops on the late blooming lilies. They are one of my favorite things in Nature. Then again, I rediscover and find new favorites in life every day.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/06/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:25 Mesmerizing Butterflies

Mesmerizing Butterflies

Following butterflies around the fields is mesmerizing. I look for the perfect picture as I gaze at their constantly moving wings. It is a wonderful diversion that Nature provides where I can be a child again exploring life in its simplicity.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/05/2019 06:19 AM

audio 01:45 Cloud Airship

Cloud Airship

I watched the cloud airship soar overhead with my imagination as a passenger. The sky is constantly changing, giving my thoughts the opportunity to continually get a different perspective. Nature provides so many ways to get a diverse view of our thoughts

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/04/2019 06:00 AM

audio 02:20 A Look Behind

A Look Behind

As I drove down the Orchard Road back to the valley below, I caught sight of a deer watching me go by. I stopped, took some pictures, and noticed the deer was poised to go in the opposite way that his head was turned. People often live looking over their

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/03/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:32 A Golden Evening

A Golden Evening

We walked to the top of the Lupine Field on a beautiful late summer evening. The waning sunlight highlighted the goldenrod and dried grass creating a beautiful scene. I felt gratitude for the summer that has just passed and the fall ahead.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/02/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:58 A Profile in Stone

A Profile in Stone

The stone profile of a man’s head caught my eye as it leaned against the wall where I had unknowingly pushed it with the tractor. If I had seen it from a different angle, it would have looked like the other rocks.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/01/2019 06:00 AM