Lunar New Year’s Gratitude’s

This is a wonderful tribute to the Lunar New Year. It contains a beautiful meditation at the bottom regarding gratitude for water. Namaste


The wave can lead the life of a wave, or the wave can live the life of the ocean.  If the wave bends down and touches its true home as water, all fear will end.  ~Thich Nhat Hanh

A bow of gratitude to those who have gone before
into garden of edens,
into dark, unsafe places
that we may have guidance
in their footsteps
and perhaps safely find our way.

Thanks to my spiritual ancestors, including
Thich Nhat Hanh & the community of mindful living
who pass on the tradition of staying up most of the night
stoking fires to boil giant water pots on lunar new year
diligently preparing moon & sweet rice cakes with love
that others may touch the sacred nature of food & water.

Sincere appreciation for the life of Pete Seeger
his actions and songs which inspired generations to sing out
including me throughout my public health &…

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