My Morning Musings ☀️

Taking the time to sit in quietude helps bring things into perspective and gives me strength. Taking time from the busyness of living, even if it’s ten minutes to listen to the birds and slow lap of rippling waters while the sunlight dances is good for My Soul. ~mE_2019~

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Everyday Day Miracles

Lesson: we must not become so absorbed looking for bigger or better miracles that we miss all the everyday ones………

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❤️ Love when he visits 

 

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Last nights sunset..front porch view 

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Soul-Strollin’ by the creek

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Peaceful

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All by myself

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✌️ spring is in the air 

 

Sacred In The Ordinary

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My backyard view…

There Is Sacred In The Ordinary

If we just open our eyes..

It’s all right there in front of us..

There is no disguise.

Beauty is all around us

In every shape and size

But so many of us are blind to it

Which leads to our demise.

We’re unhappy and

We’re miserable

We’re never satisfied…

There Is Sacred In The Ordinary

If we just open our eyes…

We also need to awaken

Our Hearts, Our Souls, Our Minds

To receive the gifts of The Sacred

The Ordinary and The Divine.

©️lindafedroff_january

12 Nights Of Solstice..Night 5

Night Five’s meditation found me outside once again, in hopes of seeing some of the media shower…unfortunately cloud cover prevented me from seeing anything….

Over at JourneyPathInstitute  Cat’s invitation to activate your vision in a new way, from a new perspective was my inspiration … as well as this poem I came across and needed to share.

 

Winds of Change

When I chose to confine myself in my self constructed shell

I had been wilting

After having suffered through droughts

And floods

And lack of minerals!

Why, like Sleeping Beauty

I remained enclosed

Cut off from the rest of the world

Choosing to let myself twirl

In the many layers of my dreams

Hoping that I do get lost in these

So that I may forget about my reality

That of being, a wilted and scarred lily!

But then, one night, the moon started dancing

With such grace and exuberance

That the wolves howled with pride and confidence

And leaves shook with unexplained frenzy

Why, the winds have changed!

They brought with them, alterations to my planned confinement

My shell blew apart

Leaving me, confused and perplexed

To admire the moon’s dance

And to let the wolves’ howls drown my senses!

Pray, the winds have changed

As they no more wished to see me confined

The winds have changed

As they desired it that I love the mundane plane

Yes, Mother Earth and the Goddess of Life

Are not to be blamed for any of those mishaps

That broke me!

The winds have changed

As they wanted me to open my heart,

Filter through them to reach their warmth

And let it submerge my frail essence

In its twisting love kaleidoscope!

Pray, winds of change come to knock me down

Willing me to get back up

Lower my guards

Throw away my swords

And ride the wolves

To there where I am awaited

There, wherever that may be

There, wherever fate will it to be!

Pray, the winds of change

Kissed my soul

And like Sleeping Beauty

I woke up, only to embrace

My new reality!

For Contest Winds of Change

Written on 31 August 2017

Anoucheka Gangabissoon’s Winds Of Change

I discovered a new app to play with and came up with this creation….I superimposed a photo of myself onto the purple background and then added the dragonflies…..a new way for me to get creative….

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#backgrounds via pixaby

 

Birds Of A Feather

We here in North Carolina were treated with, in my opinion, a very unwanted snowfall this past weekend. My ‘argument’…Lets move south for the snow..said No One Ever fell on deaf ears as Mother Nature has her own agenda. While keeping my bird feeders full, I snuggled in and enjoyed my back deck view……

 

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Mr. Cardinal 

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The Mrs.

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Mourning Dove

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Goldfinch 

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Eastern Towhee

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Wren maybe?

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Another Mr. C