1 Minute Meditation: Pond Time

During the month of May I traveled to Buffalo to visit my Mom for Mother’s Day. Each morning the two of us went walking to a nearby park to enjoy the sights and sounds together.

Put yourself in our shoes… imagine it is early morning–the air is cool, no other people are in sight. The leaves on most trees are brand new–that fresh green color unique to spring. The woods is filled with the melody of bird songs. You sit on a bench overlooking a pond surrounded by trees. The sunlight feels good on your face. The still water creates a perfect mirror. Two canada geese are tooling around in the golden light. You have no where to be and nothing to do… You can sit and JUST BE:

Was it easy to imagine being there? Did you enjoy it? Do you have a place like this near you that you can go and do nothing but look, listen, and enjoy nature?

May the rest of your day be just as peaceful! See you again soon.

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6 Comments

  1. Arden June 20, 2017 at 1:45 pm #

    Cool! A little taste of nature from up ‘home’ in WNY! Now that I am here, the NC Arboretum offers me many nooks and crannies to sit peacefully and enjoy nature at its best. As always, thanks for sharing???

    • Sharon Mammoser June 20, 2017 at 1:50 pm #

      Yes, I too enjoy the Arboretum. My favorite trail is the narrow, wood- chip- covered one​
      down beside the river. Thanks for taking time to comment! Glad you enjoyed it.

  2. Mary Lou Kloss June 20, 2017 at 2:17 pm #

    I needed that minute of peaceful beauty, Sharon. Thanks ever so much. I look forward to your messages. In this hectic world, we must appreciate the wonder of nature.

    • Sharon Mammoser June 20, 2017 at 3:09 pm #

      Yes it is a hectic world we live in, often with so much stress and despair, but also filled with beauty when we take time to notice. Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to read my blog! May you have a wonderful week!

      • William Smith June 20, 2017 at 7:48 pm #

        Great place for a morning cup of tea or coffee. Thanks Sharon!

        • Sharon Mammoser June 21, 2017 at 10:46 am #

          Bill! I haven’t heard from you in so long! Happy to see you are still with us. Thanks for reading.