Saturday, March 9, 2013

Focus on Life - Week 10: All Wrapped Up



The sound of the ocean, the smell of the sea, 
 hands warming on the first cup of coffee on a cold morning
....all wrapped up in one perfect moment.


“To live in the present moment is a miracle. The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green Earth in the present moment, to appreciate the peace and beauty that are available now.”

-Thich Nhat Hanh, Touching Peace: Practicing the Art of Mindful Living


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34 comments:

maryharding said...

Love your post LeAnn and the gentle reminder that our present is the best if we only take the time to be in it.

Deb said...

Beautiful post - wonderfully wrapping up the prompt.
The only way to live is in the present :)

Mary K. McGraw said...

Thanks for sharing your photo and reminding us to live in the moment.

Cynthia@Ornamental Style said...

Oh, that is a perfect moment--hands wrapped around the first cup of coffee. And that quote is something I need to remind myself of frequently.

Michelle said...

What a peaceful awakening...

AntiquityTravelers said...

Fantastic quote! what a great post to remember to be happy in the moment.

Alice said...

A lovely photo, wonderful post, and a beautiful message. Thank you.

Claire said...

beautiful photo, beautiful words - thank you :)

windrock studio said...

Love the quote and your words & image ... have a lovely weekend, LeAnn.

Janet Bocciardi said...

Such a lovely post to remember as I get away from the computer and start my day.

Therese's Treasures said...

Sounds like the perfect beginning to a wonderful day.
Therese

Islandgirl said...

That looks like my hands most mornings! Not sure if I'm warming my hands or pretinding to keep my coffe warm! Lovely imagery for all wrapped up!

Karen Williams said...

Beautiful! So short and sweet. Makes me think, why didn't I think of that? ;-)

Pearl and Pebble said...

Wonderful post LeAnn. Are you camping here? Coffee is the BEST when you are chilly and even better when it is because you are outside with nature all around:)

Beti Horvath said...

A simple yet powerful message!

glassbead, isinglass design said...

Very sweet!

Adrienne said...

Mmmm, best way to be all wrapped up!

Donna said...

Perfect posting!

somethingunique said...

Wonderful reminder to all of us...thanks so much...xox

Alicia said...

A beautiful reminder of what's important: thank you!

Kashmira said...

Loved this! I can feel the warmth :)

sharon said...

Very beautiful LeAnn.

Marlene Cupo said...

Enjoy your moments, I know I did seeing your post. Thank you!

Shel said...

Oh, and what a perfect moment this sounds like, too! Love your photo and your words!

Annette said...

Wonderful post for this prompt. I love it!

Stacie said...

the perfect moment...beautiful!

A Polymer Penchant said...

Oh yes, that resonates so well with me. I love to bring it to my lips and take a deep breath just enjoying that warmth. Beautiful picture!

Courtney said...

I love your photo and words! Sounds divine!

Becky Pancake said...

LeAnn your post this week is great. It sure sounds perfect.

Jesh St Germain said...

To walk on this green earth is a much of a miracle, getting to see all the beautiful things around us! Your gesture of your macro holding the coffee cup is lovely:)

steufel said...

LeAnn, that is such a cool post!

Kathleen Lange Klik said...

Nothing like a cup of coffee to start out the day. The sound of the ocean isn't a bad way to start a day either! ;)

Laura Twiford said...

I love your posts LeAnn! As a result of reading your quotes, I recently purchased Peace in every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh and Buddha's Little Instruction book, so thank you for sharing them! Sounds like you are having a nice seaside getaway!

Joan Tucker said...

Love this series of photos; I did think of you while staying in the moment in the sun in Palm Springs; life is now; our need to go forward or list backward takes much of the joy from us. Now and a cup of coffee, the sounds and smells of life, that can be it.

The bluest sky in Palm Springs and a crescent moon, and a pair of doves that kept cooing and cooing. Hugs, Joan T