Whatâ€™s With the Photos?
Most of my mornings begin with zazen, the Buddhist practice of just sitting and non-thinking. Since I started it a few years ago, itâ€™s deepened my awareness of several truths from Buddhism, including the idea that everything is impermanent.
What I do after zazen continues in the same spirit: I go downstairs, walk outside to get the paper, and simply pay mindful attention. Often my wifeâ€™s flowers capture that attention, and theyâ€™re good for this sort of exercise: they epitomize both impermanence and the beauty the present moment can hold.
Over time Iâ€™ve taken photos of her flowers and a few other things as well. I thought you might enjoy using them to enhance your own mindfulness. Take a wander through the website and see what they say to you.