Having laid for quite awhile in my bed before dawn lifted, feeling somewhat
troubled by the already awakened noise in my head
I sneaked down the stairs determined to set a positive tone
trying hard not to awaken the boys ~> my love and our two mutts...
Opening the blind to a brand new day, there Mr Frost
had already risen before me laying his beautiful white carpet...
and so had The 'Shepherd' who was hovering with his 'red morning warning'!
Whilst kettle was boiling I reached for my friend the lens and we engaged in note taking as follows ~>
Next for the magical elixir tea, then we proceeded to see what our other friends were saying, I remembered at this point some advice from a previous day, needing to keep this thought close I revisited Stephanie of Mango Studio who spoke of "contentment, accepting and embracing of where we are", and although this 'acceptance' is a serious contender for the monkey mind, it's a constant battle....
My next discovery is over at The Photographic Sage, through Patricia, who is posting The A~Z of Contemplative Photography, it was in the form of a word that I have never come across before 'Zoetic' meaning "pertaining to life, vital". Talk about synchronicity, this was just what I had been pondering in my bed about vitality and life, that this of all things is what I yearn for...
So there you have it a little impromptu tour of my morning...
I may even choose this word Vitality as my word for the year, I haven't made up my mind yet, still at the pondering stage... I think it is more likely to be a phrase as one seems to be emerging as a result of my 'centering prayer of love' and gaining clarity which I will post about soon if not sooner!
I leave my morning's pondering with thoughts on gratitude, I am grateful for the connectedness that this on-line space offers,
for the efforts each one of us make in supporting another, by our words, by sharing encouragement, by showing love and compassion to those in need.
I would like to mention that the 'Call to gather for
Healing & Strength'
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Postcards from Paradise
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