have been provided with many wonders in nature. Look around and find
one that appeals to you. Give it your blessing. Try some of the
Look up in
the sky are there any clouds? Is there peacefulness to the sky? What
feelings are you receiving? Use your imagination what do you see in the
the sounds around you and the silence between sounds. Listen to
the concert of the birds singing. Tune your heart to the rhythm of
nature. As you absorb the sound see how much more beautiful the wonders
around you become.
breeze soothe you. Let your spirit soar with the wind, and enter your
soul. Find a personal melody in the vibration of the air.
the tree branches, use your imagination, there are many patterns. See
how many letters you can find. Imagine one of the trees is the tree of
Knowledge. Touch it. Open your mind to receive the special message it
has just for you.
eyes and inhale the fresh air. Exhale the worries of yesterday. Smell
the aroma. Try to connect the fragrances with your surroundings. Now
open your eyes and see how the aroma has improved the sights.
snowy season see the clean, pretty, peaceful surroundings. Absorb the
peacefulness that is around you. Are there any animal tracks? What do
you think that animal is going through? Perhaps they are there now,
watch their movements. See how nature is expressed uniquely in each
the beauty in a snowflake. Look careful at its pattern. Thank our
creator for its beauty. Each flake is unique. What makes you unique and
how are each of those people that helped make you unique, are different
from everyone else?
Frost leave a picture on your window or picnic table? What do you see
in the painting?
a time of hibernation, a good time to mediate. Relax, breathe in slowly
and stretch your arms and your mind. Reach slowly for the tops of the
trees. Breathe out as you lower your arms. Feel the peacefulness of the
surroundings. Close your eyes and enjoy the peace within yourself.
a time for rebirth. Look for the young buds. Like the plants it is a
time for you to start new things and let them grow.
the time for beauty as each plant blossoms and shows their flowers and
leaves. The baby animals grow to maturity. Smell the flowers and watch
the animals raise their young.
the time of fulfillment. The plants present their fruits and seeds.
They drop the seeds to perpetuate themselves. The plants and animals
prepare themselves to survive and to grow through the coming winter.
Gather seeds. Learn to understand that letting go is for your best and
for the best of those you have raised.
Winter is not
death; it is a time for cleansing and peace. Each
time of our
lives is special, enjoy and learn.