My Daily Act :: I arrived to an appointment a bit early today. I intended to give myself some breathing space. I spotted this fountain and settled into a half-shaded seat nearby. There is something so calming in the sound of water. As each moment passed, I tuned more and more out until all of my awareness was focused on the trickle. My breathing slowed, my shoulders relaxed, and my brow unfurrowed – all because I was listening.