Tag: Give Us This Day Our Daily Breath

The Un-Doing of Breathing

We often feel that breathing is simply automatic with the ability to consciously “control it” for periods of time.  Like other processes in our body we take for granted and most often just forget about them. Until we recognize that our body innately knows…

Supplication to the Sea

Growing up right by the Pacific Ocean and the sandy Southern California beaches was a gift that I didn’t fully see in all of it’s glory and splendor until much later in life. The memories are now held dear. I can still close my…

TREE BREATHING

  “Remember you are a breathing being, alive right now and here. Let yourself feel the mystery and the miracle of your breath and your life as often as you can.”  Dennis Lewis from The Ten Secrets of Authentic Breathing Trees are the lungs of…

The Open Palm

Life as it really is dictates that we will go through periods of discomfort. Sometimes minor and at other times incredibly challenging like death of a loved one or serious illness. This very discomfort reminds us that we are alive, as do the moments…

The Wild Breath

I happen to have lived in Austin, Texas for the past 4 years and, as many know, we experienced some wild and wooly weather last week. Once I wrapped my mind around the fact that Central Texas rain is not at all like California…

EMERGENCE: Bringing To Light the Unseen and Unrecognized

  Deep in the ground a root grows out of nothing. Soon, a blossom emerges sending its fragrance to the wind. A bee stops for supper. Pollen spawns an offshoot years later a garden of verbena appears. All that lives grows within, All that…

The Last Breath

Breathing is an indicator of whether we are alive or not. We come into this world taking our first breath with somewhat of a struggle as we inhale this new substance called air. Little do we know that it will determine the quality of…