As I carry out my morning routine, which includes repeats of sitting, thinking, looking (especially when I’m at the cottage), and
reading— and, oh yes, sipping coffee, Izzy sits in the Angel Room with me, repeatedly licking her paw and washing,
If nothing else, a morning routine grounds me for the day. If I don’t have “my morning,” I feel like I’m playing catch up with myself all day. A little morning time for those of us looking for silence, solitude and simplicity may be the best way to grab what we long for. It feeds our mind and spirit, and just maybe we can consider it as a bodily function that needs tending.