Morning Mindfulness

For years, I’ve been hearing about the benefits of meditation. I’ve heard it from multiple sources, many different times. I kept telling myself I’ve got to try it, But I never got started. I tried it a couple of times but it didn’t stick. One of the benefits of doing the Miracle Morning SAVERS is…

Happy Mother’s Day

I met my wife when we were both in a play 32 years ago.  I had heard of her before I met her.  My friend Jimmy had spoken about this Deb Dagenais who was a good actress.  It was easy to be attracted to her.  She was vivacious and fun. Sometimes after rehearsal, I would…

Beautiful morning

I was walking my dog, Dodger, this morning. It was beautiful and sunny. It was early enough that there weren’t many people around.  Those that were, smiled and said hello. So, did I. Sometimes that’s all it takes to make it a wonderful day.   © 2019 Peter Gruner

Tactics of Resistance

The other day, I spoke about using the Miracle Morning SAVERS to start my day.  Recently, I’ve found my mind “arguing” more about getting up early and coaxing me to stay in bed.  It’s cold out of the covers.  It’s too early.  You were up late last night. I’ve had to do a few six…

Unlimited potential

August 1986. I was lying on the deck of a sail boat in Georgian Bay. It was evening and I was looking at the bright stars in the dark sky. My family was below deck and although there were sounds in the distance, I felt alone. In a good way. Life was full of potential.…

The Power of One

Last weekend, Deb, Tara and I were part of a volunteer effort to clean up some lanes in Hamilton. Our lane wasn’t originally on the list, but it got added when Deb decided to volunteer. Our job was to set up a table and the organizers would bring some supplies. We would organize the volunteers…