Practices You/We Have Found Helpful These Past Few Months
The Fetzer Institute
In June we invited people to answer, What practice have you found particularly helpful during these past months? We received so many thoughtful and helpful replies and have been appreciating the peace that simply reading them brings. Together, the selections below represent many traditions, practices, and voices that will be helpful to our planning a coming year of monthly practices. Thank you!
Gratitude walks. Time in nature—even around the block where I seek out beauty and interaction with the environment and look for inspiration: a chalk message of encouragement during pandemic on the sidewalk written by a neighbor’s child, a strawberry plant with the first strawberry of the season, newly abundant birds swooping in the air—able to hear a raven’s wings previously inaudible by traffic noise. Seeing “Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty” (our phrase and book) while on a casual walk in new, fresher air. CLICK TO CONTINUE
Photo credit: Jean Cassidy