365 days of peace: a grateful peace

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It’s easy to grateful when Ithings are good, but even then we have a natural tendency to focus on the negative. But there are moments that are so difficult that it’s hard to remember that the sky is beautiful. But the sky can be beautiful wherever you are. 189/176 July 8, 2017 ink injected into scrap wood

365 days of peace: the path to peace

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Peace isn’t something to achieve once and move on. It is a daily–sometimes hourly– struggle. Some days it seems easy to let go of the accumulated anger and resentment of a well lived life. Sometimes it takes an unimaginable effort just to go about the bussiness of living.  You get cut off in traffic, you hate your boss, you feel trapped and isolated and alone.  The path to peace is filled with opportunities disguised as obstacles.  Do you notice or are you too busy jumping from manufactured crisis to manufacturered crisis to even pay attention to all the path has to offer?  188/177 July 7,2017  I dragged some logs around at the nature conservatory in Bennington, VT