Isn't it strange how quickly life can change? After however-many days staying home now, it's easy for me to recognize feeling a false sense of security and a magical thinking that my friends and loved ones and me will remain untouched. Here are a few things that are bringing joy and gratitude to my heart these days.
5 entries categorized "Connect"
What scholar and philosopher Dr. Jean Houston has learned about living life with vivid purpose boils down to three guiding principles: being open to possibility, open to your role in the world and open to the interconnectedness of the universe. Here's my take on Houston's three keys to living your life's purpose.
What's more important: quality time or quantity time? My conclusion is that quality time sprouts in "quantity time" fields. Without a vast field that can foster spontaneous moments of pure quality, quality time (think a day's visit to an adventure park) looks like a potted plant sitting alone on a shelf. A potted plant might be nice to look at, but it's disconnected, needing only a little water now and then. A field, on the other hand, requires vigorous tending: sowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing.
Planning a four-day getaway to a northern Minnesota State Park led me to the topic of play. After thinking about taking a break from blogging, I wanted nothing more than to blog about taking a break. So from this breezy "office" full of majestic white and red pines, I will offer what I’ve been learning about the importance of play, a vital activity regardless of our age.
At Learn + Explore + Share you can expect to read about my endeavors to make learning, exploring and sharing part of my everyday life. I plan to post personal narratives about my experiences, lists of ideas, and links to resources and other great stuff.