Taking Mindful Cues from the Hummingbird

annas_hummingbird_by_ben_wilson_of_freedigitalphotosdotnetThere is a truthfulness in meditation that clarifies.  What may begin as a method to quiet the mind, transforms into easing into our natural self, of returning to our authentic essence.

Through any number of schools of meditation, including the Joshin Kokyu Ho, or Seishin Toitsu meditations in Traditional Japanese Reiki (Usui Reiki Ryoho), its practice is an expansion of being open and attentive, in be-ing Awareness.  Whether they are subtle or overt in experience, through meditation there are lessons to be learned about ourselves, including Oneness—an interconnection with all.  Nature’s presence can assist us along this journey…To read the full article by Loretta Boyer McClellan, pop on over to our friends at Daily Zen.

“Taking Mindful Cues from the Hummingbird” ©2015 Loretta McClellan
“Anna’s Hummingbird” photo by Ben Wilson of freedigitalphotos.net; used with permission.
Author photo by Frank Leonard; used with permission.


headshot_3x3_web_copyright2013_loretta_boyer_mcclellanAmerican Author, Artist, and Poet, Loretta Boyer McClellan sees the art of writing as an exciting medium and source of abundant joy in the creative process.  Her multilayered career as a writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry; conscious PR, brand, graphic design, and communications; and as an Arts instructor, journalist, and artist, “sized the canvas,” so to speak, for a fruitful life of expression.  Author of The Nature of BEing: A Healing Journey, The Misthaven of Maine Series, and Dodging Raindrops: Poems and Prose of Beauty, Peace and Healing, Lori creates and teaches from the heart.  Writing, meditating, and painting—particularly in watercolor—are her connection to the Infinite.

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