…..usually it is my mind that identifies, accuses, blames, suggests, decides, judges, believes or convicts that gets me into disturbing waters. I can hear the strings in the background accompanying this post as I do the "Woe is Me Waltz"…..BUT WAIT!!!! Here comes the Present Moment to the rescue! "Cuz all that stuff I mentioned before is tethered to the Past or even sometimes in the Future…and all that mind- scaping is just filler trying to block out the innocence and wonder of the Present. Oftentimes, the actions of our pets…the foliage in the garden…the clouds…or the rain triggers that humble return to the Present…so I am reminded of this….just this.. this present moment. .Manchas has been declared Pet of the Week…he is our bad boy…but his actions bring a smile to my heart….