Sept 25: Intentional Space

The difference between rising at five and seven o’clock in the morning, for forty years, supposing a man to go to bed at the same hour at night, is nearly equivalent to the addition of ten years to a man’s life.
— Doddridge

Let that thought sink in for a mintue.


Pretty powerful, hey? This time, every morning, adds up to so much more.

How has it felt, adding a few hours to your life that are just for you this week?

How has it impacted how the rest of your day has felt?


For this morning

Nothing long to read, but instead an invitation to create space of nothing, in order to make room for everything. 

Simply--take your morning tea or coffee outside.

It could be a walk with a real mug in your hands, sitting on the grass outside your apartment building, or on your balcony.  You can choose to make that time phone-free, but if you're down, would love to see a photo of your view. Share it on the DED FB group, so that we can all see the morning sky from around the world.

Spend that time fully engaged in nothing, and everything.

Every sip.

Every sigh of the morning wind.

Every thought that comes to mind now that there is finally some much needed stillness that can allow for possibility. 

Then see how your day feels when you start it this way.


While you make your cup and head outside, press play below on your slow morning jam .....  


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