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Don’t take things for granted!

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‘Wouldn’t it be great if we don’t even take simple things in life for granted.

..Like having clean water when we open the tap…’

This is what my son said yesterday.

It comes after we lived for two weeks without a flushing toilet….just a bucket of water next to it.

Now again we have the luxury of pressing the convenient button to flush it again… yes pure luxury!

 

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The bathroom is not finished yet though….

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Practicing gratefulness makes life much more amazing and full of miracles.

 

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What are you thankful for today ?

What is your miracle for today?

Wishing you all a  happy and safe Sunday!

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Miracles – Two Steps from Hell

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My favourite group ‘Two Steps from Hell’

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has released its fifth public album with the appropriate title

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It is a miracle what beautiful music they produce!

Miracles is the counterpart to our epic releases, focusing primarily on our emotional, beautiful and tender songs.”

 – 2 Steps from Hell quote

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A beautiful, soft and gentle mix of known and new tracks;  beautifully crafted melodies,  romantic with amazing voices like Merethe Soltvedt .   It is a more dreamy, emotional  album a step away from the blasting epic trailer music with amazing orchestral arrangements.  Some invite for romantic evenings, some are ideal for meditating. Definitely another musical gem from Thomas Bergersen – Two steps from Hell.

Thank you Thomas you never disappoint your fans!

You have excelled again in music making!

Eyes closing, I love you forever, Science and Lost in Las Vegas are from the album ‘Illumina’.  Lux Aeterna, Sungazer, Eria, Colour the Sky,Forever in my dreams and Northern Pastures are from ‘Dreams and Imagination’ which were not released to the public. There are also tracks from other albums which you can see below.  All are composed by Thomas Bergersen.

It also features “Heart” which was composed for the victims of the Earthquake in Japan 2011, all proceeds went to the Red Cross.

The great track ‘Lost in Las Vegas’ was written some years ago. Thomas was a DJ before he got into orchestral music. Back then he produced a lot of trance music.

My favourite track is Compass, no Forever in my Dreams, no Sun Gazer, no Eria, no….. well I can’t decide…. They are all amazing.

Here is the listing of Miracles:

1. Miracles – later released in Amaria

2. Eria – from Dreams & Imaginations

3. Compass – later released in Amaria

4. Sun Gazer – from Dreams & Imaginations

5. Eyes closing – Illumina

6. Fountain of Life – from Nemesis

7. Stay – later released in Amaria

8 Men of honour – from Two steps from Heaven

9. My freedom – from Nero

10. Perfect Love – from Dreams & Imaginations

11. Lux Aeterna – from Dreams & Imaginations

12. I love you forever – Illumina

13. Colour the sky – from Dreams & Imaginations

14. Forever in my Dreams – from Dreams & Imaginations

15. Breath of Cold Air – from Volume One

16. Heart – from Two steps from Heaven

17. Wind Queen – from Volume One

18. Northern Pastures – from Dreams & Imaginations

19. Science – Illumina

20. Lost in Las Vegas – Illumina

21. Compass Bonus track with vocals

Tracks 4, 5, 9, 10,and 17 are new versions

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taken from Two steps of Hell’s facebook

Some are on their You tube channel to listen to.

Little taster here with Eria

 

You can download Miracles from

Download Miracles:
iTunes: http://tiny.cc/bh3tgx
Amazon: http://tiny.cc/4ytxgx
Google play: http://goo.gl/K0p4EG
CDbaby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/twostepsfromhell18

 Enjoy the beauty of this music!

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Rainbow – scones – music

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“Around us, life bursts with miracles–a glass of water, a ray of sunshine, a leaf, a caterpillar, a flower, laughter, raindrops. If you live in awareness, it is easy to see miracles everywhere. Each human being is a multiplicity of miracles. Eyes that see thousands of colors, shapes, and forms; ears that hear a bee flying or a thunderclap; a brain that ponders a speck of dust as easily as the entire cosmos; a heart that beats in rhythm with the heartbeat of all beings. When we are tired and feel discouraged by life’s daily struggles, we may not notice these miracles, but they are always there.”
― Thích Nhất Hạnh

Nancy from Strawberryindigo posted this this morning on Facebook and I love it so I like to share it with you all.

I saw some buds on a tree outside and had already a little Spring feeling.

and it is weekend hurray…..

Sunshine when I got up so I decided to do the shopping,

Reached the shop, it was pouring with rain, and terribly windy and cold

Got the shopping in,

totally dark outside now,

so I decide to dance to some music. Made me warm and happy. Music is magic!

Sunshine back out,

do some washing, have a cappuccino,

and the next downpour is here.

Exercise on my exercise bicycle and see the beautiful rainbow.

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Sun back out….. for how long…… ???

I say thank you for the rain, thank you for the sunshine, thank you for the music, thank you for the rainbow.

Thank you for all the miracles I have around me.

“Each morning when you open your eyes, think only three things: Thank you, Thank you, Thank you”

I bought some scones , jam and double cream for a cream tea later….

why don’t you join me?

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Enjoy and relax with me!

with an old song I always loved….The Riddle, different version….

Wonderful things happen every day

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A wonderful friend visited me in the morning before work and brought me this.

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A bunch of beautiful daffodils, and they all opened very quickly in the warmth.

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They make me smile every time I see them and I feel the warmth in my heart.

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I am so thankful

for my friends,

for flowers,

for warm hearts,

for the love I experience and I can give

for music,

for my happy life,

and the list is endless…..

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Audiomachine – Hymn of the Rising

Miracles

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Now before Christmas I always get busy trying to perform miracles so I can give them away!

Here is one:

I have this:

and this scarf came out of it:

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Then I had stones and bits of metal

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and this came out of it.

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I love doing craft and knitting, and I think they are the best Christmas presents.

Nothing more beautiful than a self made present which was made taking one’s time and putting lots of love in it.

I do love giving and I like to give with warmth and love!

Wishing you a peaceful and relaxing time towards Christmas!

Celebrate Life

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Every day, you choose to either be grateful or disappointed and unhappy.

You can think about all that you don’t have or you can marvel at God’s breathtaking gifts:

the morning dew, the sun, the clouds, the trees, flowers, birds.

These are all miracles of life.

We couldn’t have created them. Celebrate them and welcome them into your life!

 

 

1. LIFE is the FIRST gift.
2. LOVE is the SECOND gift.
3. UNDERSTANDING LIFE and LOVE is the THIRD gift.
4. GRATEFUL to all the three gifts is the FOURTH gift.