Tag: Doris Lessing

Mindful Monday: Sanity depends on this

Mindful Monday: Sanity depends on this

awareness, mindfulness
All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel the roughness of a carpet under smooth soles, a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh. -- Doris Lessing, The Golden Notebook What are you noticing about what delights you? ... for Mindful Monday ... Photo credit: "Heron on the dock," Curt Smith, 2007. Flickr Creative Commons.
Mindful Monday: A delight to stand upright

Mindful Monday: A delight to stand upright

awareness, mindfulness
All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh. --Doris Lessing What are you noticing about how often you recognize the basic goodness of being alive? ... for Mindful Monday ... Source: Lessing, Doris. The Golden Notebook. London: Michael Joseph. 1962. Photo credit: "Fuji X100 test shot," Soe Lin, 2011.