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The Sweet Seat of Serenity

November 25, 2014

A little serenity — something we could all use a little more of, particularly during the holiday season. Hope you enjoy Laurie’s lovely blog post.

Tuesdays with Laurie

Located less than a half mile from our door, I’ve come to think of this bench as my serenity bench. A peaceful location to lift lids and check the progress on various pots simmering on the back burner of my mind.


In front, the Boise River moves languidly, dotted every now and again with Canadian geese and mallard ducks. Behind, I hear the chick-chick sound of birds and squirrels rustling for food; nature’s addition to the hushed steps of walkers on the Greenbelt — a peaceful serenade.

This serenity bench is my go-to place for plunging into some of the deeper pools of thought, and letting go of perceived control — allowing myself to be breathed by that which is greater than I.

Where is your“serenity bench?”

© Laurie Buchanan

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. November 25, 2014 12:02 pm

    Thank you for sharing this post — I appreciate YOU!

  2. November 25, 2014 2:06 pm

    My comment on Laurie’s website today. You picked a great one to re-blog.

    Happy Thanksgiving and Sweet Serenity to you too, Dorothy!

  3. November 25, 2014 3:03 pm

    Thank you, Marian! Back at ya!

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