My home office overlooks a lovely little tree-lined street in Cambridge. This past week, I had the pleasure of watching the robins who have just returned to the neighborhood. Despite the chill of the polar vortex they basked in the sunshine on the roofs across the way. The warm sun on the black shingles seemed to take away the chill and it was hard not to see their enjoyment.
We humans often find it difficult to be in the moment. We are always moving towards the next moment, missing out on the pleasure of this one. The robins didn’t have this problem. They weren’t worried about future or the past. They were content, happy.
No matter what we do, spring will come back to us. So, as we anxiously await warmer weather and the sighting of the first crocus blooming in our gardens may we also follow the example of the robins and enjoy many more of the moments along the way.
I have been thinking all winter about Powers of Healing and different ways to bring to more people the message and comfort of healing. I’ll have more to say on that soon, but right now, I’m heading outside to enjoy the cold, crisp air of winter and the bright sunshine on my face.