Wind and light

“Both light and shadow are the dance of love” Rumi Gemini New Moon Heart journey. Furry fledglings appear. Furry feather balls in the guise ofsparrow, owl and woodpecker chicksSaturday. Vertical rain and a headache. The sky is fast today, wind chasing the clouds along. The sun breaks through momentarily,bouncing light off of my bathwater projecting Read more about Wind and light[…]

The dance of light and Shadow

The Dance of Light and Shadow Releasing my grip and falling back into the flow I see the black cat curled in the dappled shade. Light ripples flickering across the hedge, breathing life into everything it touches. Shadows dance. The Sweet rocket swaying, scents the air. Jackdaws glide, leaves rustle. Branches bend and bow, bouncing Read more about The dance of light and Shadow[…]

Take me I’m yours

The poem today A tawny owl roosts in a nearby garden. Swifts flash and glimmer as they chase each other across the sky, Clematis and Veronica bloom,Honeysuckle and Elderflower bud. Hawkbit stems stand tall amid grasses already going to seed.And the branches of the Ash tree, outstretched in wild abandon, Each tip raised up toward Read more about Take me I’m yours[…]

Dawn chorus

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/55JbpC7gKzMR623TF1bkj2j/brett-westwoods-guide-to-international-dawn-chorus-day Get into the Rhythm of International Dawn Chorus Day 2020 International Dawn Chorus Day is held on the first Sunday in May each year, which falls on May 3rd in 2020. The event is promoted by the Wildlife Trust and this is the perfect opportunity for nature lovers to gather at dawn in one Read more about Dawn chorus[…]

Walk Slowly

Walk Slowly It only takes a reminder to breathe,a moment to be still, and just like that,something in me settles, softens, makesspace for imperfection. The harsh voiceof judgment drops to a whisper and Iremember again that life isn’t a relayrace; that we will all cross the finishline; that waking up to life is what wewere Read more about Walk Slowly[…]

Pan

In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Pan (/ˈpæn/;[1] Ancient Greek: Πάν, romanized: Pán) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds, rustic music and impromptus, and companion of the nymphs.[2] He has the hindquarters, legs, and horns of a goat, in the same manner as a faun or satyr. With his homeland in rustic Arcadia, he is also recognized as the god of fields, groves, wooded glens and Read more about Pan[…]

Om Mani Padme Hum

The Song of Great Compassion This song to Chenrezig, the Tibetan Buddha of Infinite Compassion (Avalokiteshvara, in Sanrskit) is a hymn to the jewel in the lotus. In this context, the jewel is compassion and the lotus is the heart.   From Wikipedia Auṃ maṇi padme hūṃ[1] (Sanskrit: ॐ मणिपद्मे हूँ, IPA: [õːː mɐɳɪpɐdmeː ɦũː]) is the six-syllabled Sanskrit mantra Read more about Om Mani Padme Hum[…]