Big Bang Theory – an altered perception

There is a winding path lined with splendid trees, no two the same. A path strewn with leaves of all colours and crackles, and the occasional tree root that yawns up through the damp earth. One has to be mindful, not only does it twist and turn, it is also surrounded by a forest fullContinue reading “Big Bang Theory – an altered perception”

Learning to Wait

This gift Wrapped tight, edges sealed, ribbon double knotted No clue No glimpse Impatience has me shake and squeeze, pick and scratch I want it now This gift This promise Now Not tomorrow When it’s ready Nor the next day When I’m ready I am of the now generation The I refuse to wait generationContinue reading “Learning to Wait”

Hello Silence My Old Friend

Quiet sits off centre Waiting Waiting to rise above to-do lists with no end Waiting to be heard   In a busy world we must notice Choose To sink below persistent clamour To reach the quiet place Where even silence has a sound Blood drumming Breath flowing Spirit humming   In the quiet I amContinue reading “Hello Silence My Old Friend”

I Need Reminding

I need reminding. The glow of inspiration fades and I am left empty. I need reminding. Often. The hunger for more and the path towards it grows dim and blurry. I am lost and need reminding. The flash of light that illuminates truth, flickers and dies in the monotony of daily life. I am leftContinue reading “I Need Reminding”

Mastering The Art of a Rush Free Day

TODAY, I will take my time. Today, I will stretch in bed and not leap out of it, or insist on making it before breakfast. Today, I will not make any to-do lists Today, I will not think too much about what I am going to do NEXT Today, I will ignore the anxiety thatContinue reading “Mastering The Art of a Rush Free Day”

Varieties of Fear

Fleeting Fear. The kind that rushes in and out with equal speed and disregard for the immediate undoing of all peace and relaxation. This kind of Fear is childish in its approach but fortunately does not last for very long. Best handled by completely ignoring it and reminding yourself that it won’t last long. StubbornContinue reading “Varieties of Fear”

Meaning collected, piece by tiny piece

Meaning collected Piece by tiny piece Fragments so small Only I can see Tiny little pieces All adding up to me Where does meaning hide Where does meaning sleep Is it clear to see Or is it hidden deep Can you see it lying there In dusty daily duties In ritual and chore Will youContinue reading “Meaning collected, piece by tiny piece”

This Day is Beauty

This day is beauty Don’t let it pass Without a pause Don’t let it fade Or get unmade This day is yours Look with wonder Watch with awe At each new thing This day will bring This day is fleeting Don’t let it slip Without a glance Without a pause Because this day This dayContinue reading “This Day is Beauty”