Haiku – curiosity

Embrace this moment
Filled with curiosity
Find your Middle Ground.

Find your Middle Ground begins with stepping away from stressful days and anxious minds, and taking time to pause.

When we rest in this place,  we are able to let go of judgments and how we wish things should be. We allow ourselves to open up to what is in this moment. And in doing so, connect with our authentic being and life energy. We find contentment no matter what is happening in the highs and lows of life.

I  believe that we can all contribute to world peace. It starts with being kind to ourselves and finding peace within ourselves. Helping others is a good place to start, but the real work is ours to do for ourselves. We must discover that peaceful, nourishing and inspiring place I call our Middle Ground.

27 thoughts on “Haiku – curiosity

  1. More and more I find my “happiness” is independent of what is going on around me ~> e.g., although we were hot and tired as we waded through the humidity in Colonial Williamsburg on Monday night, my “happiness meter” remained elevated -> 9.5 on a scale of 10. 😀

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  2. I really appreciate this, Val. This is so important. One (there are numerous others) of the mantras I repeat to my daughter over and over is listen to your own voice (or heart, or soul) first. She used to roll her eyes a teeny bit….not so much any more. (Happy Mama!)

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  3. I like the haiku, Val, but what I really needed to hear this morning was the first two paragraph after it. In fact, I think I’ll write them down in my journal right now, just to remember them throughout the day.

    Thank you. 🙂

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  4. “I believe we can all contribute to world peace…” Yes, I do too, and in exactly the way you describe. By living our love and peace within ourselves. I’ve taken a couple of weeks off this summer to spend more time BEING, and now I wonder, why can’t/don’t I do this every season?

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