Monday, June 13, 2011

Monday Morning Musings

The last couple of weeks have been busy with preparations for a round of rituals designed to honor this new ministry. Now that those are over, and I have a relatively quiet week. Next week the Worldviews Seminar begins so life will get busy again. The church I serve is a host site for the seminar, the former rector being a founding member of it. As a host site we offer a place for the group to gather every day for a catered lunch, an afternoon session, and place for cars to be parked while the group takes their bus tours to the various religious centers in the Dearborn/Detroit area. I'm excited to be a part of this and look forward to the presentations. But, that's next week.

This week will be a bit quieter, and for that I am thankful. I was quite exhausted yesterday afternoon, and found myself grateful for a yoga class within an easy bike ride from my house. This particular yoga class is held at 5pm every Sunday, it's a "Restorative" class - with slow easy postures held for a very long time, maybe five minutes each side? I don't know how long, but slow, with lots of deep breathing, low light level, meditative quality, and a long meditation time at the end. It's delightful.

Today I have made a big breakfast for my husband before sending him off to work. Then I spent an hour weeding the garden. Now I'm going to work out and do some yoga, meditate, go for a bike ride, then spend some time reading on the deck.

It's a beautiful, low humidity, sunny day, here.

What about you? What does your week look like? What fun plans do you? Or is it all work?


Sherry Peyton said...

Terri, so glad you are settling in in Dearborn. I remember it as a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood in my year living there. I used to pick up the bus that dropped me off at Woodward and then just a few blocks to the Law School. Seems you have developed a very well-rounded balanced regime for the day. Blessings.

Jennifer said...

Such a lovely description of a beautiful Monday. Hooray, you!

Jan said...

So glad you life is better. It was nice to read what Sherry had to say about your new hometown, too.

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