Grounded in the Moment

A recent hike to the redwoods. My second home. For stillness and peace. For strength. I ground myself in the present moment. What do you do when you need to get grounded in the present moment?

Unable To Process–Random Act of Kindness

"Swipe your card again, Ma'am." The clerk shook her head.  "Sorry.  It says it's unable to process." That moment. Yes.  That one. When you realize you have no way to purchase the items you have in your hands. My face floods a sting of red.  I'm concerned what's happened. "It's my bank card, that's disconcerting." …