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audio 01:40 Late Summer Sip

Late Summer Sip

I drove along the lower edge of the Lupine Field where the rough ground and thick grass made it impossible for the mower to cut. I saw a beautiful butterfly sipping sweet nectar as it prepared for a long flight south. I felt gratitude.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/05/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:00 Changeover


The calendar has changed its page and the transition season has begun. The first hints of autumn colors are now visible, and the cooler nights help spark thoughts of fall and winter projects put off by the warm summer weather.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/04/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:50 A View from under the Pear Tree

A View from under the Pear Tree

Because there has been so much wildlife interested in our fruit trees this year, my wife moved a game camera to the trunk of a pear tree. A beautiful view was captured that reminded me that we all see things differently.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/03/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:42 Hidden Energy

Hidden Energy

There is a lot of quartz hidden just below the surface on the mountain. Every once in a while, I will find basketball sized quartz-filled rock. I am grateful for this energy that many people do not realize is there, other than a positive feeling.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/02/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:18 Constant Change

Constant Change

We are constantly changing the landscape of the Center. Recently we have focused on an area close to the end of the Grace Trail. Life is a constant change, and each positive action that one takes makes a difference in the landscape.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/01/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:56 Sunny Rain

Sunny Rain

It was a hot afternoon and thunderstorms were in the forecast. When I glanced out the window I saw a hard rain coming down in bright sunlight. I was struck by the contrasts and noted that life can offer many views within a fleeting moment.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/31/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:49 Stop, Look, and Listen

Stop, Look, and Listen

The bear that crossed the busy highway from our driveway could have paid better attention. It just made a run for it and somehow avoided the traffic. It is always good to stop, look, and listen in life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/30/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:31 Summer is Fading

Summer is Fading

You can see it in the field and you can see it in the leaves of the trees. Summer is fading and soon it will be meteorological fall. Still, there is a lot of beauty to take in and soon the brilliance of fall will be upon us.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/29/2018 06:00 AM