Go Home, V20, #10

Go Home, V20, #10

Go Home by Leslie Sann There is no place like home. ~ Dorothy Most of us are sheltering in place which essentially means staying at home. We are being told to go home. Home is considered a sanctuary —  a place of refuge.      Home to me is a place of peace. I carry it...
Choosing to be the Calm in the Midst of a Storm, V20, #07

Choosing to be the Calm in the Midst of a Storm, V20, #07

Choosing to be the Calm in the Midst of a Storm by Leslie Sann Facts not fear. Clean hands. Open hearts. ~ Dr. Abdu Sharkawy  Life is doing what it does, yet again. This time we are ALL facing the same situation, and we each have the same choices. How are we going to...
Breathing Into Peace [V20, #02]

Breathing Into Peace [V20, #02]

Breathing Into Peace by Leslie Sann I keep trying to catch up with my breath while my breath patiently waits for me to slow down. ~ Martha Ringer Conscious breathing is a powerful, soothing influence. We use the breath to call ourselves present into peace. Calming...
Just Because Kindness, [V19, #15]

Just Because Kindness, [V19, #15]

Just Because Kindness by Leslie Sann My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.  ~ The Daili Lama I’m on my way to NY. Well, I’m getting on the plane. As I’m walking to my seat I see a zaftig (full, round) woman with her baby asleep on her chest. They are in...
Where Is There No Hot or Cold? [V19, #04]

Where Is There No Hot or Cold? [V19, #04]

Where Is There No Hot or Cold? by Leslie Sann Cold! If the thermometer had been an inch longer we’d all have frozen to death. ~ Mark Twain Zen Koan: Q: What can be done about the extremes of weather, the hot and cold? A: If you are so concerned, why don’t you go...
How Long Does It Take? [ V18, #18]

How Long Does It Take? [ V18, #18]

How Long Does It Take? by Leslie Sann Patience and gradualness. ~ John-Roger A client of mine was impatient for change. She had recently become aware how she can contribute to the solution to her problems; the source of calm in the middle of disturbance. She saw the...