No wind, waves, ripples
Perfect reflection on pond
Mind like still water.
Art Prescription: Misu no kokoro translates in Japanese to “A mind like still water.” It refers to water taking on a mirror-like quality. Working with horses is like this.
From Mark Rashid’s book “Whole Heart, Whole Horse: Building trust between horse and rider:”
“Put simply, developing a quiet mind allows us to take in and process information in a true and correct manner and then respond appropriately, in a way suited to the situation, provided the situation even needs a response.”
It occurs to me that this applies to every relationship in our lives.
Index card with watercolor and my chop that says “hope.”
3 thoughts on “Misu no kokoro October 19, 2016”
Very nice. There is nothing like clearing the mind, especially when amongst nature and noticing sights, smells, textures, etc. One of my favorite feelings!
And from a horse’s back even better! The horse that I love is staying at the farm. The owner decided he belongs, yay.
Woohoo! That is wonderful news. I am so happy for you!