Have I lived enough?
Have I loved enough?
Have I considered Right Action enough, have I
come to any conclusion?
Have I experienced happiness with sufficient gratitude?
Have I endured loneliness with grace?
I say this, or perhaps I’m just thinking it.
Actually, I probably think too much.
Then I step out into the garden,
where the gardener, who is said to be a simple man,
is tending his children, the roses.
Consider the practice of mindfulness for this beautiful spring season.
Use this practice to remind you to enjoy life whenever you can.
Use this practice to help you navigate through life’s challenges.
A way of remembering.
-notice yourself as the one who observes
-offer kindness to whatever you are experiencing
-these ‘awareness breaks’ build your mindfulness practice over time