Impermanence is a principle of harmony. When we don't struggle against it, we are in harmony with reality. — Pema Chödrön Photo credit: "A Monument to Impermanence," Jocelyn Erskine-Kellie, 2013.
If you're invested in security and certainty, you are on the wrong planet. — Pema Chödrön What are you noticing about the degree to which you desire security and certainty? ... for Mindful Monday ... Photo credit: "Astronomers image lowest-mass exoplanet around a sun-like star," NASA Goddard Space Flight Center," 2013.
Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite. It actually takes guts. Each time we drop our complaints and allow everyday good fortune to inspire us, we enter the warrior’s world. - Pema Chodron What are you noticing about ordinary things in this moment? ... for Mindful Monday ... Source: Chodron, Pema. The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times. Boulder, CO: Shambhala. 2002. Photo credit: "coffe drip-drop," Kristin Alexanderson, 2012.