One Minute Meditation: Spring Rains Fill Stream

Have you been too busy to get outside and see what’s going on? Do you need a minute just to relax and do nothing? I thought I would do some one minute meditations, starting today, with this video I made recently in my backyard here in western North Carolina. Come join me for a short walk!

As you watch, imagine yourself walking along a small stream in the forest. It is early spring, with just a few ephemerals poking out of the ground. The sky is cloud-filled, the temperature cool. All you can hear as you move along is the sound of falling water. It relaxes you, makes you feel calm and unhurried.

 

 

 

 

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9 Comments

  1. Carol Beth Icard April 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm #

    That was a lovely surprise! Thank you very much for the chance to quiet my mind.

    • Sharon Mammoser April 17, 2017 at 2:34 pm #

      You are welcome. That was exactly my intent. Glad you enjoyed it and Thanks so much for letting me know!

  2. Hon April 17, 2017 at 9:48 pm #

    I am not sure how you are going to top that

    • Sharon Mammoser April 17, 2017 at 9:52 pm #

      I think my trip to Douglas Falls tonight will top it…Coming soon to a blog near you.

  3. Lisa M April 18, 2017 at 10:27 pm #

    Thank you Sharon! That was so lovely!
    I love all the new features you have been adding to your website and to your postings. It’s been a good reminder that trying something new is embracing optimism, and that is what we all need now. You have always been a pro at finding the silver linings, and sharing them with others. I appreciate your finding new ways to do that!! 🙂

    • Sharon Mammoser April 18, 2017 at 11:04 pm #

      Thank you, Lisa, you are much more generous with your praise of me than I ever feel is deserved. I am glad you found value in the post and I so appreciate that you are still following along. It’s amazing how much time has gone by since we worked together all of those years ago. I admire you for all of the lives you’ve made a difference in, and for all of your dedication to being a fabulous educator. Maybe no one has told you this lately, but you make the world a better place. Hugs to you my friend.

      • Lisa M April 18, 2017 at 11:07 pm #

        Right back at you, my friend!
        Happy spring and an early happy earth day to you! 🙂

  4. Claire April 20, 2017 at 4:57 pm #

    Of all the sounds of nature around us, water is one of my favorites whether it is the violence of a thunderstorm or the soothing voice of a small stream. Your short video took me out of myself and left me calmer and happier. Thank you.

    • Sharon Mammoser April 20, 2017 at 5:34 pm #

      Claire, I totally agree with you. Water puts me in a different place, a calmer more peaceful one, always, no matter what I am doing. Today and yesterday were rainy days and I loved them! I walked at the Arboretum in the rain and it was so beautiful. And of course I had it mostly to myself as rain acts like a Stop sign to many…. thanks for reading and for commenting. I am glad you enjoyed the post.

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