This week I am taking a time out.
The image uploaded shows the morning sunrise from our window of this worn-out but beach-side apartment we rented for the week. I love the way the sun poked through the clouds and highlighted the waves that come crashing into the beach.
Long beach walks. Sandy yoga by the pool. Beach scum on my sunglasses. Sweaty runs along the water. Canceled surf lessons ("too windy") and lazy afternoons reading a very long book that I have (603 pages).
I recall one of my priest friends telling me that part of his job description includes "not going crazy." I think that taking a time out falls in that category.
Just rest, the meditation tape says.