“O why do you walk through the field in gloves, missing so much and so much?” ~ on being still and connecting with life

We follow this blog – zenandtheartof tightropewalking – and find it often deals with issues of importance to us here at The Terrace. This post is about our fear of engaging with the world around us, our fear of being bored and the lack of ‘connectedness’ in our lives. Our post about our Advent ritual illustrates how we work to ensure reflection is part of our lives. How do you work to stay involved with those around you?

Zen and the Art of Tightrope Walking

O why do you walk through the field in gloves, missing so much and so much?” ~ on being still and connecting with life

Last week I had the excitement of going into London to go to a service at Westminster Abbey. It followed on from a week off from usual activities that had originally been intended to be a week away but for various reasons, we stayed home except for one night away.

I enjoy travelling by train because it’s simple and because once you are on that train there’s nothing you can do to get their any quicker. You have to just sit there and wait. I enjoy looking out of the train window and watching the world go by. The late autumn landscape glimpsed from the train was full of wild life and very lovely; snapshots of life flashed by as the train chugged onwards. It’s…

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