Monthly Archives: March 2019

Today is …. #11

Standard

…international Happiness Day

home made happiness…

 

How happy is the little Stone
That rambles in the Road alone,
And doesn’t care about Careers
And Exigencies never fears—
Whose Coat of elemental Brown
A passing Universe put on,
And independent as the Sun
Associates or glows alone,
Fulfilling absolute Decree
In casual simplicity—

Emily Dickinson

 

Wishing you an extraordinary happy day!

Unroll the Beauty

Standard

When I was at Kew Gardens last time

I was fascinated by the fern growing.

 

 

The way it unrolls itself, looking like an ammonite first…

each stem …..

kew 3.2 (19)

unrolls ……

kew 3.2 (22)

then each little side branch unrolls separately

with more leaves unrolling.

kew 3.2 (20)

 

Everything unrolls slowly to perfection,

all in good time.

Nature is fascinating.

 

kew 3.2 (24)

 

Adopt the pace of nature.

Her secret is patience.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

all pictures taken by me at Kew Gardens.

Beautiful Rain

Standard

It is recently sunny and we all love sunshine.

However rain can be beautiful too.

It makes everything fresh,

gives life

and rain drops look amazing

hanging on plant leaves.

 

Sunshine is delicious,

rain is refreshing,

wind braces us up,

snow is exhilarating:

there is really no such thing as bad weather,

only different kinds of good weather.

John Ruskin

Today is …. # 9

Standard

…..a day to be mindful,

be present.

***

A mindful minute

Take one minute,

concentrate and fill your mind with

what is happening right now.

All your worries will disappear

and you will feel calm and relaxed.

What can I hear?

What can I smell?

What can I feel?

What can I taste?

What can I see?

 

Does that not feel good?

“Realize deeply

that the present moment

is all you ever have.” 

Eckhart Tolle