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audio 01:49 Cloud Crystals

Cloud Crystals

Every once in a while, I will notice colors in the clouds. I call them cloud crystals, created by the sun shining through frozen drops of water. Seeing them is a special treat, one that stays in gratitude long after I have discovered something else.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/16/2019 03:30 PM

audio 02:04 Harvest Time

Harvest Time

It is just about time to see if any of the apple trees growing in the orchard or on our lawn have fruit that can be used to make some pies. It is not just the harvest time that we appreciate, but the blossoms in the spring. It is a part of the journey of

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/15/2019 03:30 PM

audio 02:57 What I Did last Summer

What I Did last Summer

I remember my grade school teacher asking me what I did over the summer. For many adults, the summer goes so fast that it is a blur. However, I like to play with my old tractor, and last summer we cleared a place near the woods to picnic.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/14/2019 03:30 PM

audio 02:00 Meditation Focus

Meditation Focus

A lot of people enjoy focusing on a specific image when they meditate. It could be a religious belief, a real place in Nature, or just an imaginary spot one can return to when they want to relax. One example is an island on a lake in Maine on a foggy morn

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/13/2019 03:30 PM

audio 01:35 The Last Wildflower Bouquet of the Season

The Last Wildflower Bouquet of the Season

It won’t be long before the first frost of the season will end the beautiful run of wildflower bouquets. Many people will have missed seeing Nature’s show as they focus on other things. I choose to appreciate the bouquet of each day.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/12/2019 03:30 PM

audio 02:17 Changes in the Leaves

Changes in the Leaves

The maple leaves have slowly begun to change, signaling the time when the mountainssides will be ablaze with fall colors. Actually the change began in the spring with the first buds, unseen by many. Life changes often begin before we are aware of them.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/11/2019 03:30 PM

audio 01:59 Three Views of One

Three Views of One

The dragonfly cast a shadow on the screen on which it was resting and on the windowsill. I thought of how we perceive life. Some of us only see it from a distance, while others are stuck in the emotions of being in it. Both views can help guide the way.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/10/2019 03:30 PM

audio 02:02 Transitioning

Transitioning

The transition from summer into fall is begun as evidenced by fall plants like mums. We recently placed one, a gift, in a garden at the Center. I am reminded that we are continuingly transitioning every day on our soul’s path and Nature can help us find o

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/09/2019 03:50 PM