Awareness

“Only that day dawns to which we are awake” – Thoreau, Walden.

 Some believe that in order to cultivate awareness you must take a walk in the woods or meditate in a forest. But awareness can be cultivated in the middle of a city. In fact, we need to look for it wherever we live and work. When Thoreau speaks of “awakening” he means being present in the moment. Few of us have the luxury of having all our moments in the woods or on a beach.

Take a moment this day to soak in your surroundings wherever you may be. Notice all that is going on with “fresh eyes, ears, and nose.” Feel God’s spirit.

About the author

Webb Hubbell, former Associate Attorney General of The United States, is an author and speaker. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, A Game of Inches, The Eighteenth Green, and The East End are published by Beaufort Books and are available online or at your local bookstore. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps and The Eighteenth Green won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller.

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