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audio 01:46 The Ugly Beauty of Spring

The Ugly Beauty of Spring

Parts of spring are not beautiful at all and in fact are quite ugly, such as the brown snow and trash on the side of the roads. Life has two sides to it, and when we realize we are on the ugly side, we can consider changing it.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/17/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:07 The Path to Sweetness

The Path to Sweetness

I can see the path to sweetness out my window where the gatherers of the maple sap walk with their snowshoes. I know that soon there will be fresh syrup to enjoy. There is always something sweet in life to sample if we are willing to taste it.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/16/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:11 March Madness

March Madness

When I think of March Madness, it is often about the college basketball tournaments, both men and women. Then there is the other form of March Madness here in the mountains when spring and winter collide, making the weather unpredictable, like life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/15/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:26 Drip Drip Drip

Drip Drip Drip

The snow is melting off the roof one drop at a time. Soon, there will be so many drips that the drops form a small stream of water that eventually becomes a river that merges with the ocean. Just as the spring melt progresses, so do goals happen, one step

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/14/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:21  A Perfect Morning

A Perfect Morning

My intention each morning is to awaken with the feeling of gratitude. My expectations are for miracles to take place as I am guided through the day, and when I saw the beautiful sunrise and alpine glow on the mountains, I knew I was being guided through t

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/13/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:44 A Welcome Sight

A Welcome Sight

Finally, the ritual of maple tapping has begun. It is a welcome sight after the long winter. Soon there will be sweet treats to sample. Every day contains some kind of welcome sight when we are mindful to discovering it.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/12/2019 06:00 AM

audio 02:15  Another Day Another Storm

Another Day Another Storm

It seems as if this winter has been a constant succession of storms, but now that March has embraced daylight savings and the sun is getting warmer, I think of the storms now as a memory of the past. Time helps put distance on memories.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/11/2019 06:00 AM

audio 02:18 Still hanging Around

Still hanging Around

The winter snow is still hanging around as we approach spring. The split rail fence at the Center is almost all covered. I am reminded of things in our lives that still hang around after it is time for them to go. We don’t have to wait for Nature to make

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/10/2019 06:00 AM