I watch a video of a newly born baby, sleeping, gurgling, a little peep of adjustment here and there.  What is it to be born, to be thrust out of a womb after nine months of containment?

Isn’t it happening all the time, these waves spreading and shared?

Surprise is the seed of gratefulness. Become aware of surprise. Relish surprise as life’s gift.

Br. David-Steindl-Rast:

Honoring the Rooted Climb
And how we spread and branch

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