About a Girl: Photographer Annie Edmonds

Annie is one of those women. If you know one… you need not any more words to understand what I mean. She exudes ease, poise, humor (and delightful sarcasm), around every corner in life. Nothing takes her off solid ground. She is steadfast, honest and… really… a photographer whose vision always will go outside the lines you brought with you. Read More

Book Club Meeting: Being Is Your Deepest Self

For today’s book club meeting about Eckhart Tolle’s The Power Of Now I wanted to focus on one of the most important parts of chapter 6. This chapter discusses the importance of connecting with the inner body as a means of moving past the mind and being present. Tolle states that one way of doing this is to connect with the inner body. So how exactly do you connect with your inner body? Read More

Book Club Meeting: The Power Of Now

Chapter 3 of The Power Of Now by Eckhart Tolle is titled “Moving deeply into the Now.” In it, Tolle goes into further detail about the importance of the Now and how to remain present.  As much as I’ve found the book incredibly enlightening so far, I’ll admit that I still didn’t feel that moment of being purely present that he keeps talking about – until now.  I don’t know if it was this latest chapter that helped me or reading the book overall but it was a wonderful moment – I’ll explain how it happened below :). Read More

Book Club Meeting: The Power Of Now

Chapter two of The Power Of Now by Eckhart Tolle discusses consciousness and how to use it to eliminate pain in the present.  He begins by explaining that the mind is threatened by the present.  This is because the mind needs the reference of time in order to function and be in control – it thinks of things in terms of the past and future. Read More