I spent a blissful hour outside today just before sunset. The moon was up, the sun was setting, the sky was clear, and the air was cool. I took Poppy and Clover (our goats) down to the field for some much needed attention, exercise and free grazing (they grazed, I didn’t). They loved it (so did I).

I originally planned to take a walk, but the girls were so happy to just “be” that I sat under an apple tree and kept them company, watching, thinking, and “being” with them. And I realized something. Sitting outside under an apple tree watching my goats graze under the rising moon and setting sun is a beautiful thing.  It IS.  There was no plan. They didn’t eat a little and then plan to move over there and eat a little more, then plan to run a little and then eat a little more, then plan to climb on a rock…. I didn’t plan out where I would sit and what view would be best and how long I would stay… We just WERE. They did their thing, and I watched. And listened. And breathed.

And I realized that I haven’t done that for a very long time. 
Just listening. 
Just breathing. 
Just BEing.

One thought on “BEing

  1. Kathy

    How wonderful to hear that you were able to take the time to just BE for a change. I also hope that you were refreshed and renewed by your outing, brief as it was.


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