Tag: contemplative

contemplation and adventure. that’s how i roll.

computer in my lap. blanket covering my legs, with my toes peeking out (’cause my feet always get hot). a single candle burning on the kitchen island emitting a cinnamon-y autumn smell and a soft glow. rain pouring down outside. cloudy morning darkness. a cup of coffee, of course. and a cozy, autumn playlist perfect..

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feelin’ zen?

what is zen anyway? if i say that i live a zen life (which i don’t, but i try), what does that mean? for me, without any official or historical definition  right in front of me, zen is all about peace, simplicity, and contemplation. of course, i think of the zen buddhists, sitting quietly, legs-crossed,..

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figuring out advent.

i’m a sucker for those seasons right before a big holiday. like advent – the days/weeks before christmas. and lent – the days/weeks before easter. these are seasons that we contemplative-types love. a reason to set aside some time every day to slow down, to reflect, to soak in the meaning of the season instead..

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