The birds are chirping this morning. The taxis still run with the same fervor and haste. The sound of sirens reminds me there is uncertainty. I hear the footsteps on the sidewalk of busy people whose day may be filled with animus or hospitality. They approach the day with intention. I feel calm as the world spins around me. I am learning to focus on the chirping of the birds. I sit with my intention before I flow into my day.