SNACK TIME. Savor the delights of doing nothing and seeing everything come
clear. Watch the bliss bubble up like laughter in the glass from which you drink
your life. Feel the warmth of the ale and the wide-awake feeling of the snowflake
that settles on your cheek like a fresh kiss. Listen to the songbirds and the
coyote’s howl. Hear the distinct growl of traffic. Feel the turning of the day to

Whatever course you choose for your life, give yourself times to dawdle. Go
fishing. Stand in the stream and see how far you’ve come. Catch the fish and let
him go. Look down river at the stones settled here. See the water pooling then
finding once again its way in the direction of its home, moving from source to
source, rising up and falling down, becoming again and again.