A unique legacy of learning

“…It’s amazing that old philanthropist the sun
hasn’t grown fed up with a species hardly able to appreciate its generosity.
Look at how the earth works
overtime not to swerve from its orbit.
And here I am worrying about the pros and cons of early retirement,
about everyone I’ll let down and
all that will be…

Notice. Appreciate. Shift Energy.

It’s been six months since I began a new spiritual practice: making note of all of the different kinds of art, nature, and community that inspire me through each month.

I keep an ongoing list in my journal throughout the month and then take time to reflect on my favorite…

The practice offers a way to get centered, stay in the present moment, and (literally) take life one step at a time.

Twenty years ago, I found myself in unfamiliar territory: I was about to relocate to a new city where I had no friends, move in with my fiancée, and start my first full-time job. While I was excited about this season of possibilities, I also felt an undercurrent of anxiety…

How the practice of noticing joy through the month increases my joy

Turning 50 in June inspired me to begin a new spiritual practice: simply making note of all of the different kinds of art, nature, and community that inspire me through each month. Many of us experience time as ‘moving too fast’ and especially after living through the Groundhog Day-like experience…

Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

Writer, Educator, Mom. Disability advocate. Dog Lover. Teaching online workshops at the intersection of writing + spiritual growth. www.gabriellekaplanmayer.com

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