An Ordinary Day

It was an ordinary day No surging feelings No sudden inspirations A day like most days Very real and full of life. Such a day has many blessings Best of all a sense of calm And a chance to reflect On the ordinary beauty of living. A quiet meditation at the zendo A welcome greeting … Read more


Striding along on my walk Thinking of a new project Now that an old one neared completion My mind was absorbed And I was missing the beauty Of a lovely September summer day. Then I heard that gentle voice Of my heart, of my beloved Immediately I slowed my pace And found a quiet place … Read more

Letting Go

This morning I took my regular walk for the fourth day in a row. It did not start out that way. I had a busy morning ahead and thought I would do a shorter walk, but a quiet voice suggested I start out on the regular walk and go as far as our special tree. … Read more