The Casa Colonial in Oaxaca maintains beautiful grounds. They are constantly sweeping the walks of fallen flowers, trimming the vines and keeping everything meticulous. Late morning, they bring out cages of birds and hang them in the trees.
Being in this peaceful place that is so lovingly cared for reminds me that Life is Good. It inspires me to do those daily, small loving tasks for myself and others that brings a beauty and centeredness to our lives.
Jim assigned us to write a haiku yesterday and as I was sitting being a curtain of vines, I wrote:
Spider web of green
Living, breathing hiding place
that conceals, reveals